'Excursion to Thirsk', BR poster, 1950.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for British Railways (BR), promoting rail travel to the market town of Thirsk in North Yorkshire, famous for its race course. The illustration shows race-goers at a finishing post, cheering on the horses and jockeys, while a timetable below the image details train times to Thirsk. Printed by Chorley & Pickersgill, Leeds. Dimensions: 1016mm xd 635mm.