'Caesar's Choice', SECR poster, 1913.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for South Eastern & Chatham Railway (SECR) promoting rail services to 'the breezy Kent coast'. The poster shows the arrival of Julius Caesar at Kent in 43 AD. Roman soldiers are shown alighting from their ship and walking in the shallow water of the Channel towards the coast of Kent to claim Britain for the Roman Empire. The soldiers are in contemporary Roman military dres and bear swords and shields. Another Roman ship is shown in the distance. Artwork by Graham Phillips.