'Chichester', BR poster, 1955.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced by British Railways (BR) to promote rail travel to Chichester, West Sussex. The poster shows a view of Chichester Cathedral. Construction of the cathedral began in 1076 and it was dedicated in 1108. Artwork by Claude Buckle (1905-1973), who originally trained as an architect, but later turned to pictorial art. He painted in both oil and watercolour and was a prolific poster artist for Great Western Railway (GWR) and BR. Much of his original poster artwork is held at the National Railway Museum.