'The Belgian Coast', SR/LNER poster, 1930s.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for Southern Railway (SR) and London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail and sea services from Harwich and Dover to Zeebrugge and Ostend, Belgium. The poster shows two smiling young women on a beach, with fashionably dresed men and women drinking at tables in the background. Artwork by Arthur C Michael, a painter and etcher who worked mainly in watercolour and bodycolour. He illustrated books and periodicals in addition to designing railway posters. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 1270 mm.