'East Coast Industries', LNER poster, 1938.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) as part of a series of posters promoting the company's services to industries in the north east of England. The poster shows a colliery with smoke pouring out of it outlined against a red, yellow and orange sunset. Artwork by Frank Henry Mason (1876-1965), who was educated at HMS Conway and spent time at sea. He painted marine and coastal subjects and was involved in engineering and shipbuilding. He designed posters for several railway companies.