'British Empire Exhibition', LNER poster, 1925.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail services to the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley, London. The poster shows a guardsman playing the trombone, with the words 'Music Wherever You Go' written above him. Artwork by V Hicks and Charles 'Shep' Shepherd, who studied art under Paul Woodroffe and was head of the studio at the Baynard Pres. He designed posters for the Royal Mail Packet Steam Company and London Transport as well as SR.