Getting out and about in a Britain that’s not too far away. Sir Herbert Alker Tripp, artist. Living from 1883 to 1854, he was an artist with a day job at Scotland Yard in London. Much of his work was commissioned by the Great Western Railway to be used in posters.

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“Newquay.” Artwork done for a Great Western Railway poster. 1945. Oil on canvas. Collections of and photo © National Railway Museum / Science & Society Picture Library. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/newquay-9566
Tripp, Herbert Alker, 1883-1954; Wales, Cader Idris and the Afon Mawddach
“Wales, Cader Idris and the Afon Mawddach.” Artwork done for a Great Western Railway poster. Undated work. Oil on canvas. Collections of and photo © National Railway Museum / Science & Society Picture Library. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/wales-cader-idris-and-the-afon-mawddach-9565
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“Cows Grazing with Church and Houses on a Hill in the Background, Somerset. Artwork done for a poster. Undated image. Oil on canvas. Collections of and photo © National Railway Museum / Science & Society Picture Library. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/cows-grazing-with-church-and-houses-on-a-hill-in-the-background-somerset-9479

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