Poster produced by London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote train services to Whitby in North Yorkshire. The poster shows 'The Building of the "Earl of Pembroke" (Captain Cook's "Endeavour")' in 1764. 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.
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