'Examine all Rail Vehicles', BR poster, c 1950.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for British Railways (BR) for the information of its staff. Artwork by Frank Newbould (1887-1951). The artist was born in Bradford and studied at Bradford College of Art. He joined the War Office in 1942. Newbould designed posters for many of the railway companies, and he claimed to have started a landscape school in English poster design.