'Help the Shunter', BR poster, c 1948.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Staff poster produced for British Railways (BR) to remind staff to label train wagons clearly. The poster illustration shows a railway worker with a lamp, looking at a wagon label. Artwork by Frank Newbould (1887-1951), who studied at Bradford College of Art and joined the War Office in 1942. He designed posters for the LNER (London & North Eastern Railway), GWR (Great Western Railway), Orient Line and Belgian Railways.