'Ross-on-Wye', GWR poster, 1938.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the Great Western Railway (GWR) to promote rail services to Ross-on Wye, Herefordshire. The poster shows a picturesque view of the town from across the river. Artwork by Claude Buckle (1905-1973), who originally trained as an architect but turned to fine art in 1928. He painted in both oil and watercolour and was a prolific poster artist for GWR as well as BR. Much of his original poster artwork is held at the National Railway Museum. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 635 mm.