'The Irish Mails', LMS poster, 1923-1947.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) to promote the Euston to Holyhead Irish mail trains. The poster shows a steam locomotive hauling a train by night, with the sea and a mountain seen in the background. Artwork by Bryan de Grineau (1883-1957), who in addition to designing posters for LMS, also produced artwork for the Hornby and Meccano catalogues.