'Portrush - Northern Ireland', LMS poster, 1923-1947.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) to promote rail and sea services to Portrush, 'Ireland's premier health and holiday resort'. The poster shows a view of the beach, sea and cliffs. Artwork by Norman Wilkinson (1878-1971), who studied art at Portsmouth and Southsea Schools of Art. A famous marine painter, he designed posters for several railway companies and organised the Royal Academy series of posters for the London & Midlands Railway (LMR) in 1924.