1920s rail poster on auction

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A BRITISH Railways poster advertising a famous Scots beauty spot to tourists in the 1920s and 30s is set for 
auction.

The travel advert, a reproduction of a work by Dundee artist James Mclntosh Patrick, is expected to fetch up to £300 when it goes under the 
hammer next month.

The original poster, thought to date from the inter-war era, will go on sale at Lyon & 
Turnbull, in Broughton Place, on May 8.

The poster features a view of Crieff as seen from the nearby village of Knock.

John Mackie, head of decorative arts at Lyon and Turnbull, said: “It was a tradition of the railway companies to ask local artists to represent the areas they came from, so James Mclntosh Patrick would have been asked to do a view of 
Crieff.”