'Visit London', BR poster, 1950s.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for British Railways (BR) to promote rail services to London. Artwork by Gordon Nicoll (1888-1959), who studied at Southampton Art School and at Hornsey under Frank Hillyard Swinstead. A landscape painter in watercolours and oils, he designed a memorable series of posters on railway hotels for the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER).