'East Coast', LNER poster, c 1938.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail travel to the East Coast of England. The poster shows a panoramic view of the coast and sea, with a small lighthouse in the foreground and cliffs in the background. Artwork by Frank Henry Mason (1876-1965), who was educated at HMS Conway and spent time at sea. He painted marine and coastal subjects and was involved in engineering and shipbuilding.