'York', LNER poster, 1924.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail travel to York, 'centre of a glorious holiday district'. The poster shows a view of a cobbled street with some historic, timer-fronted houses. Artwork by Verney L Danvers, who ran a school of commercial art and was commisioned to work for fashion and interior design companies. He designed posters for the LNER, Southern Railway (SR) and London Tranport.