'St Andrews', LNER poster, 1920s.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail services to St Andrews, 'home of the royal and ancient game' of golf. Artwork by Henry George Gawthorn, who began his career as an architect but later turned to pictorial art. He wrote several books on poster design and publicity and produced a number of posters for the LNER. He often included a self-portrait in many of his posters, complete with pince-nez and a panama hat. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 1270 mm.