'Southend-on-Sea', BR poster, 1948-1965.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for British Railways (BR) to promote rail services to Southend-on-Sea, Essex. 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. He designed posters for several railway companies.