'Harwich for the Continent', LNER poster, 1940.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail and sea services via Harwich, Essex to the Continental ports of Esbjerg, Zeebrugge, Antwerp, Flushing and the Hook of Holland. Artwork by Frank Henry Mason (1876-1965), who was educated at HMS Conway and spent time at sea. He painted marine and coastal subjects and was involved in engineering and shipbuilding. He designed posters for several railway companies.