'Ready for the Road', original artwork for LMS poster, c 1930.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
The original artwork, an oil painting by Norman Wilkinson, made for a poster issued by London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) entitled 'Ready for the Road: Camden Shed'. Artwork by Norman Wilkinson (1878-1971), who studied art at Portsmouth and Southsea Schools of Art. A famous marine painter, he designed posters for several different rail companies.