Edinburgh: The Scott Monument
Title: Edinburgh: The Scott Monument
Year: c. 1923~39
Artist: Fred Taylor (1875-1963)
Size (cm): 64 x 99 [inc. linen backing 67 x 104]
Country of origin: U.K.
Fred Taylor designed the first ever LNER poster in 1923, an image of the interior of York Minster, which received critical and public praise. In contrast to rival rail companies, LNER sought to unify its advertising to better convey its message and promote tourist travel on its east coast and northern routes. Accordingly, Taylor produced many posters of Britain’s ancient cities and destinations within the LNER network; here the Scott Monument, Edinburgh