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|Designer:||Taylor, Fred (1875-1963)|
|Dimensions:||99 x 63.5 cm | 38.98 x 25 inches|
|Condition:||Excellent | | A -|
|Publisher:||The Royal Mail Steam Packet Company|
This is a very rare Royal Mail Steam Packet Company poster by Fred Taylor. Taylor was a a landscape & architectural painter in watercolour, and one of Britain's foremost poster artists from 1908 to the 1940s. His main clients included the Underground (later London Transport) and the Empire Marketing Board, as well as railway and shipping companies. He was also a decorative painter, exhibiting regularly at the Royal Academy.
The Royal Mail Steam Packet Company was liquidated and its assets taken over by the newly formed Royal Mail Lines in 1932. Bottom text: The Royal Mail Steam Packet Co., Atlantic House, Moorgate, E.C.2.