'The Four Belles', SR poster, 1948.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
The Four Belles Ring the Southern Coast'. Poster produced for the Southern Railway (SR) showing four bells with the names of the Devon, Bournemouth, Brighton and Thanet Belle trains radiating acros a map of the South Coast of England. Artwork by Charles 'Shep' Shepherd, who studied art under Paul Woodroffe and was head of the studio at the Baynard Pres. He designed posters for the Royal Mail Packet Steam Company and London Transport as well as SR.