'In Perspective, No 3', LMS poster, 1923-1947.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the London Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) to advertise how the footplate of a train functions. The poster shows a cut-away illustration of the driver's cab of the Coronation Clas locomotive with captions describing how the driver stops and starts the engine. The 'In Perspective' series of posters was designed to promote the rail company's rolling stock, tracks and signalling and routing system.