#604 – Crewe Works – Lili Rethi revisited

Back in 2014, I wrote a blog post about the marvellous railway poster created by Lili Rethi for the LMS in 1937. In it, a Coronation class locomotive is being built at Crewe Works in a very masculine style. It’s a poster I’ve admired for many years, and about twenty years ago I bought a…

#354 – Crewe Works by Lili Rethi

I love old railway posters, anything done before about 1960 had so much style and panache. The railway companies used a variety of artists, from commercial artists, to fine artists, notables include the likes of Terence Cuneo who is one of my favourite transport artists. I’ve loved this particular one since I saw it in…