'Three New Luxury Ships', LNER poster, 1935.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) promoting the Harwich-Hook nightly service on three new luxury ships, the largest vesels in regular service between England and the Continent. The poster shows these three ships: 'Amsterdam', 'Prague' and 'Vienna', viewed in isolation and from below to exagerrate their size. Artwork by Frank Henry Mason, 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 railway posters for the North Eastern Railway (NER), Great Western Railway (GWR) and London & North Eastern Railway (LNER). Dimensions: 1016 mm x 1270 mm.