'Hastings', SR poster, 1947.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for Southern Railway (SR) to promote rail travel to Hastings, East Sussex. The poster shows two smiling women walking a dog along the seafront with the beach and town visible in the background. There are some people paddling on rafts in the water. Artwork by Charles Pears, a marine painter in oil who was an Official Naval Artist during the World Wars. He worked as a poster artist for rail companies and other clients and was also a book illustrator. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 1270 mm.