'Hostels & Canteens for the Forces', GWR/LMS/LNER/SR poster, 1939-1945.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Stock poster produced for the Great Western Railway (GWR), London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS), London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) and Southern Railway (SR) to promote hostels and canteens for Britain's armed forces. The poster includes a cartoon of servicemen and women relaxing at a bar, with space left blank below the main heading for details to be added. Artwork by Bert Thomas (1883-1966).