Dudley Zoo and Castle

Dudley Zoo and Castle

Raymond Sheppard

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  • Condition: B + (fold, trimmed)
  • Date: c.1955
  • Designer: Raymond Sheppard (1913–1958)
  • Printer: Waterlow & Sons
  • Publisher: British Railways (Western Region)
  • Size: 490 x 630 mm

An original, trimmed, railway travel poster painted by Raymond Sheppard to advertise trips to Dudley Zoo & Castle, c. 1955. This poster came from the former British Railways Publicity Department at Paddington and may have been cut-down (text removed) to its present size for display in an office or waiting room. A higher resolution image file is available for viewing on request.

A Fellow of the Zoological Society, Sheppard was known for his animal paintings and book illustration, most notably illustrations of Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea and the works of Jim Corbett.