'The Continent', GWR/LMS/LNER/SR poster, 1923-1947.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for Great Western Railway (GWR), London Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS), London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) and Southern Railway (SR) to promote travel to the Continent. The poster shows a colourful outdoor scene at sunset with a market and people shopping, strolling or sitting and chatting. The scene is intended to evoke a certain mood asociated with the Continent. Artwork by Ralph Mott.