'Bon Voyage' BR(SR) poster, c 1950s.
© NRM / Cuneo Fine Arts / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for British Railways (BR) Southern Region to promote rail and sea services to France and the rest of the Continent. The poster shows a quayside scene, where pasengers are seen disembarking from steamer boats, with steam locomotives waiting to transport pasengers to and from the quay. Artwork by Terence Cuneo, son of the artists Cyrus and Nell Cuneo. He studied at the Chelsea and Slade Art Schools and in addition to a long career designing railway posters, he also painted portraits (including royal portraits) and ceremonial and military subjects.