'England's Garden Isle', Isle of Wight Railways poster, c 1910.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for Isle of Wight Railways and Isle of Wight Central Railway to promote the island as an attractive holiday destination. The poster includes colourful seaside views of Ventnor, Shanklin, Carisbrook, Freshwater Bay, Ryde, Osborne and The Needles. The sinuous curving lines which form each vignette are typical of the Art Nouveau style which was popular at the time the poster was made. Artwork by unknown artist.