'New Brighton & Wallasey', LMS poster, 1923-1947.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for London Midland & Scottish Railway to promote rail services to New Brighton and Wallasey. The poster shows a view of the beach at New Brighton, with people in swimming costumes enjoying themselves on the sand. Artwork by Claude Buckle, who originally trained as an architect but turned to fine art in 1928. He painted in both oil and watercolour and was a prolific poster artis for the Great Western Railway (GWR) and British Railways (BR). Much of his original poster artwork is held at the National Railway Museum.