Edinburgh - The Royal Mile

Edinburgh - The Royal Mile original poster designed by Wollen, William Barnes ( 1857-1936)
This is a genuine vintage poster titled "Edinburgh - The Royal Mile" designed by Wollen, William Barnes ( 1857-1936).
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Designer: Wollen, William Barnes ( 1857-1936)
Country: UK
Decade: 1920
Dimensions:101 x 63 cm | 39.76 x 24.8 inches
Condition: Very good | | B +
Linen backed
Publisher:London & North Eastern Railway
Printed by:Vincent Brooks, Day & Son Ltd. Lith. London
Category: Railroad

This is a stunning, authentic original vintage poster from the 1920s titled "Edinburgh - The Royal Mile," designed by William Barnes Wollen. Wollen, an English painter, is renowned for his paintings of battle scenes, historical events, and sporting activities.

The poster depicts Mary, Queen of Scots, in a procession along the Royal Mile with St. Giles' Cathedral in the background. Mary held the crowns of England, France, Ireland, and Scotland at different points in her life.

The Royal Mile is a historic sequence of streets forming the main thoroughfare of Edinburgh's Old Town. The term was first used descriptively in W. M. Gilbert's *Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century* (1901), describing the city "with its Castle and Palace and the royal mile between."

This poster is mounted on linen. It has pinholes in the corners, light age wear, and vibrant colors.

This is an Authentic Original Vintage Poster from its time. It's not a new reproduction.
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