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Neil Dickinson saved to Steam Locomotives
Welcome to the Guild of Railway Artists website. We have a comprehensive collection of railway art created by the worlds most renowned train painters. Our print gallery, features the work of David Shepherd, Terence Cuneo, Philip D Hawkins, Malcolm Root and John Austin.
Rita Abboud saved to Art
This large series on railway poster deals mainly with what could be called the golden age of the railway poster, where the sun always shone and the British seaside was as glamorous as the Côte d’Azur. Many talented and famous artists like Frank Newbould, John Hassall and Terence Cuneo worked on these posters. For more information, and for other works, see parts 1 to 6 also. This is part 7 of a 9 – part series on Railway Posters: Kenneth Denton Shoesmith ( 1890-1939 ) & Verney L. Danvers…
The Flying Scotsman - the world's most famous train - booklet issued by the LNER, 1925 - cover by H G Gawthorn
As early as 1925 the London & North Eastern Railway were cannily marketing both the locomotive Flying Scotsman (4472) and the named train service - it certainly probably was a contender for the confident assumption that it was the most famous train in the world. The cover artwork is very potent - worked up by Harry Gawthorn, a well-known commercial artist who also did many posters for the company.
Mario Pires saved to Advertising
Poster produced by British Railways to promote rail services to Cambridgeshire. Artwork by Kenneth Steel .
Camilla Gray saved to Travel Posters
The Trossachs Scotland LMS 1930s - original vintage LMS railway poster by Reginald George Praill listed on AntikBar.co.uk
Scotland for the Holidays - railway brochure issued by the London Midland & Scottish Railway/London & North Eastern Railway - 1939 : cover by Reginald Mayes
During the 1930s the London Midland & Scottish Railway (LMSR) and the London North Eastern Railway (LNER) issued a range of joint publications for areas they both served - such as London & Scotland. The Scotland brochure was an annual publication featuring a striking colour cover by different artists. This wonderful illustration of a train streaming across a viaduct in Highland scenery is by "M" - artist Reginald Mayes.
Peony and Thistle saved to Lovely things ...