'A Midland Coalfield', LMS poster, c 1935.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) showing a coalfield in the Midlands. The poster shows a pit-yard scene, with miners coming off shift and winding shafts in the background. Artwork by Norman Wilkinson, 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) and organised the Royal Academy series of posters for the London & Midlands Railway (LMR) in 1924. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 1270 mm.