'The Continent', GWR/LMS/LNER/SR poster, 1936.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the 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 an elegant crowd drinking at tables outside a cafe. Artwork by W Smithson Broadhead, a portrait and horse painter who also designed railway posters. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 1270 mm.