'Harwich for the Continent', LNER poster, 1923- 1947.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm

'Harwich for the Continent', LNER poster, 1923- 1947.

Cooper, Austin

© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library


Poster produced for the London & North Eastern Railway to promote Harwich as a gateway to the continent. Illustrated with a variety of different continental flags. Artwork by Austin Cooper (1890 -1964). The artist was born in Manitoba, Canada and studied art in Cardiff, Wales. Cooper commenced his career as a commercial artist in Montreal, but returned to London in 1922 to design posters for the LNER, Indian State Railways and London Transport. Printed by the Dangerfield Printing Co Ltd,



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