'London Pride', GWR poster, 1946.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced by Great Western Railway (GWR) to promote rail travel to London. The poster shows a view across the Thames to the Houses of Parliament. Artwork by Frank Mason (1876-1965), who was educated at HMS Conway and spent time at sea. He painted marine and coastal subjects. In addition to designing railway posters, he was also involved in engineering and shipbuilding in Leeds and Hartlepool.