'Grangemouth Docks', LMS poster, 1923-1947.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Proof copy, with hand-written, annotated corrections, of a poster produced for London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) showing a view of the Grangemouth Docks in Falkirk, Scotland. 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.