'Stay at Dartmouth', GWR poster, 1930s.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced by Great Western Railway (GWR) to promote rail services to the Devon resort of Dartmouth. The poster shows a view of the Dart Estuary, with Dartmouth Castle in the background and two small children standing on the rocks in the foreground. Artwork by Frieda Lingstrom, who studied at the Central School of Arts and Crafts and Heatherleys and was commissioned by the Norwegian and Swedish governments to do Scandinavian drawings for English travel propaganda. She designed posters and booklet covers for LNER and was known for her landscape paintings. Dimensions: 1016mm x 635mm.