'Lewes', BR poster, 1955.
© NRM / Cuneo Fine Arts / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for British Railways (BR), Southern Region (SR), showing a view of a street in the East Sussex town of Lewes, where a man is seen pushing a scissor-grinding machine. Artwork by Terence Cuneo (1907-1996), son of the artists Cyrus and Nell Cuneo. He studied at the Chelsea and Slade Art Schools and in addition to a long career designing railway posters, he also painted portraits (including royal portraits) and ceremonial and military subjects.