'Whitley Bay', LNER poster, 1933.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail travel to Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear. The poster shows a lighthouse, with fishermen in a small rowing boat seen in the foreground. 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.