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'See that the appropriate...documents...', BR staff poster, 1947-1951.

Newbould, Frank

'See that the appropriate...documents...', BR staff poster, 1947-1951.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm


'See that the appropriate forwarding documents are correctly completed and agree with goods in number and description'. Staff poster produced for British Railways (BR), to remind rail workers to complete the proper forwarding documents prior to the sending of goods and parcels. The illustration shows a porter loading parcels onto a trolley, while a uniformed railway worker fills out forms on a clipboard. Artwork by Frank Newbould (1887-1951), who studied at Bradford College of Art and joined the War Office in 1942. He also designed posters for the LNER (London & North Eastern Railway), GWR (Great Western Railway), Orient Line and Belgian Railways.

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