'Harwich/Zeebrugge Train Ferry', LNER poster, c 1930.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote train ferry services, in which the railway carriages were put directly onto the cros-Channel ferry, between Harwich, Essex and Zeebrugge, Belgium. Artwork by Frank Henry Mason (1876-1965), who was educated at HMS Conway and spent time at sea. He painted marine and coastal subjects and was involved in engineering and shipbuilding.