'Holland via Hull and Rotterdam', LNER poster, 1923-1947.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote sea services to Holland via Hull and Rotterdam. The poster shows a pasenger ship departing from the docks, with spectators and a small rowing boat in the foreground. 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. He designed posters for several railway companies. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 635 mm.