'Ascot Races', BR poster, 1954.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced by British Railways (BR) to promote train services to the Ascot races from Waterloo Station. The railway laid on special refreshment car trains for the event. Artwork by Patrick Cokayne Keely (d 1970), who in addition to designing railway posters, also designed posters for the British and Dutch governments.