'Norwich - It's Quicker by Rail', LNER poster, 1930s.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER), to promote rail services to Norwich, Norfolk. The poster shows a view of Norwich from the river, where several boats are moored. One of the most notable buildings of Norwich, a Norman castle, is visible in the distance. 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 635 mm.