Trooping the Colour Poster, for British Railway circa 1932 with artwork by Christopher Clark. This poster measures 50 inches wide x 40 inches high. It is in exceptional condition, with bright and vivid colors. It has been mounted on linen for preservation. Trooping the Color Parade is held annually in London to honor the Queen's Birthday. This event has been in effect since 1748 and since the 1950's has always been held on the second Sunday in June when the Queen inspects approximately 2,000 members of the Household Division and Horse Guards, with 1,400 soldiers, 200 horses and 400 musicians giving her Majesty the royal salute. Then the "Color is Trooped" – a regimental flag (the 'Color') is paraded ('Trooped') in front of the Queen. This artwork is by Christopher Clark, painted in 1932. It is rare to find this poster in such vibrant condition.
Clark painted images for The London, Midland and Scotland Railway as well as The London Northeastern Railway. He created many posters for these railway systems but is best known for his paintings of military and historical subjects such as this.
Measures: 50 inches x 40 inches
Paper poster mounted on linen
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