'The Clyde', LMS/LNER poster, 1923-1947.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced jointly by London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) and London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail travel to the Clyde River in Scotland. The poster shows a view of the Clyde approaching Brodick, Isle of Arran, North Ayrshire, with the water in the foreground with boats and a steamship, and green hills and mountains in the distance. Artwork by Norman Wilkinson (1878-1971), who studied art at Portsmouth and Southsea Schools of Art. A famous marine painter, he designed posters for the London & North Western Railway (LNWR), the London & Midlands Railway (LMR) and Southern Railway (SR). Dimensions: 1016 mm x 1270 mm.