'Come to Old World Cornwall', GWR poster, 1931.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for Great Western Railway (GWR) to promote rail travel to Cornwall. The poster shows a Cornish fishing village with a steep street lined with old houses sloping down to the harbour. A fisherman carrying a basket on his back is shown walking up the street, with the water, hills and a tall-masted ship in the background. Issued for display in the USA and Canada in association with Cunard Line, Boston, Massachusetts. Artwork by S I Veale (1890-1961). Dimensions: 1015 mm x 620 mm.