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Knaresborough, Yorkshire, BR poster, 1954

Knaresborough, Yorkshire, BR poster, 1954



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Knaresborough, Yorkshire, BR poster, 1954

Poster produced for British Railways (BR) to promote rail travel to Yorkshire. The poster shows a view of Knaresborough, with the river and castle and a train crossing a viaduct. Artwork by Jack Merriott (1901-1968). Dimensions: 1011mm x 632 mm

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EDITORS COMMENTS
This print takes us back to the golden era of British Railways, specifically in 1954 when this poster was produced to entice travelers to explore the scenic beauty of Yorkshire. The artwork by Jack Merriott beautifully captures the essence of Knaresborough, a picturesque town nestled in Yorkshire's enchanting landscapes. As we gaze at this print, our eyes are immediately drawn to the breathtaking view of Knaresborough. The river gracefully winds its way through the town, reflecting the vibrant colors of nature and creating a serene atmosphere. Perched proudly on top of a hill is Knaresborough Castle, an ancient fortress that adds a touch of history and grandeur to this idyllic scene. In perfect harmony with its surroundings, a train majestically crosses a viaduct in the distance. This image serves as a reminder that rail travel not only connects people but also offers an opportunity for them to immerse themselves in stunning destinations like Knaresborough. Measuring 1011mm x 632mm, this print transports us back in time and invites us to experience relaxation amidst nature's wonders. It encapsulates everything one could desire from a holiday - castles, rivers, boats gliding along calm waters, and magnificent viaducts stretching across lush green valleys. Preserved by the National Railway Museum for future generations to appreciate and admire, this print is more than just an artistic masterpiece; it represents Britain's rich railway heritage and beckons us all

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