'Ventnor', SR poster, c 1920s.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
'Ventnor - Ideal Climate, Unrivalled Comfort, Greatest Variety of Pleasures for All'. Poster produced for Southern Railway (SR) to promote rail and boat travel to the coastal resort of Ventnor on the Isle of Wight, which is here promoted as an ideal holiday destination. The poster shows a panoramic view of the seafront, promenade and gardens, surrounded by a black border with illustrations of people engaged in the various past times that can be enjoyed there, such as golf, tennis and sailing. Artwork by an unknown artist. Dimensions: 1015 mm x 635 mm.