'The Stour and Orwell', LNER poster, c 1932.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced by London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote steamer and train ferry services from Harwich to The Hook of Holland, Flushing, Antwerp, Zeebrugge and Esbjerg. Artwork by Frank Mason (1876-1965), who was educated at HMS Conway and spent time at sea. He painted marine and coastal subjects. In addition to designing railway posters, he was also involved in engineering and shipbuilding in Leeds and Hartlepool.