'Great Yarmouth & Gorleston on Sea', LNER poster, 1935.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail services to Great Yarmouth and Gorleston-on-Sea in Norfolk. Artwork by Henry George Gawthorn (1879-1941), who started out as an architect but later turned to pictorial art. He wrote several books on poster design and publicity and produced posters for LNER. He often inserted a self-portrait into many of his posters, complete with pince-nez and a panama hat. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 1270 mm.