'Cornwall', GWR poster, 1938.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the Great Western Railway (GWR) to promote monthly return tickets to Cornwall. The poster shows holidaymakers on a beach surrounded by rocks and cliffs. Artwork by Herbert Alker Tripp (1883-1954), who had a long and successful career with New Scotland Yard. He painted in his spare time and after his retirement. He designed posters for SR and Great Western Railway (GWR) and was knighted in 1945. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 635 mm.