'Party Outings', SR poster, 1923-1947.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
'There's Plenty of Room for Party Outings on the Southern Coast'. Poster produced for the Southern Railway (SR) to promote rail travel to the south coast of England. The poster shows a line of children, holding hands, running into the sea. SR offered special fares for parties of eight or more. Artwork by Charles Pears, a marine painter in oil who was an Official Naval Artist during the World Wars. He worked as a poster artist for rail companies and other clients and was also a book illustrator. Dimensions: 1016mm x 1270mm.