'Penzance', GWR poster, 1923-1947.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the Great Western Railway (GWR) to promote rail travel to the Cornish resort and port of Penzance, 'the ideal holiday centre'. The poster shows a view of the harbour with fishing boats in the foreground, and the bay, town and surrounding countryside in the background. The poster mentions the resort's pleasant climate, and the good fishing, hunting, golf and tennis that can be enjoyed there. Artwork by S C Rowles. Dimensions: 1016 x 629mm.