'Blackpool's New Promenades', LMS poster, 1923- 1947.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS), promoting expres rail travel to the Lancashire seaside resort of Blackpool, showing holiday-makers strolling on the new seafront promenades, with Blackpool Tower and pier in the background. Artwork by Chesley Bonestell (1888-1986). Bonestell later became known as the 'father of space art', creating photorealistic paintings and contributing to the beginnings of the USA space programme in the 1940s and 1950s. Printed by McCorquodale & Co Ltd