'Great Eastern Railway Hotels', GER poster, c 1884-1890.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the Great Eastern Railway (GER), promoting its hotels in London, Harwich and Parkeston Quay, to continental visitors. The poster shows the Liverpool Street Hotel (opened 1884), Harwich Hotel, Parkeston Hotel and Quay (built in 1883, for continental traffic) and views of Antwerp, Cromer and Norwich Cathedral. The French text also details the electrically-lit steamer boats (including the SS Cambridge), which sailed to Harwich from Antwerp or Rotterdam. Printed by Ben George, London.