Monday, November 23, 2020

LMS 'Royal Scot' poster illustration, 1938

This poster was part of a series created by author Enid Blyton in collaboration with a number of well known illustrators of the time including Kathleen Nixon, William Fyffe, Ernest Aris, Raymond Shepherd et al. They were designed as teaching aids to create discussion in school classrooms.

The 'ten-wheeler' type LMS Royal Scot class consisted of 70 -- built by North British Locomotive Company (50) and the LMS, Derby Works (20) in 1927 and 1930. They were rebuilt from 1943 to 1955. 

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