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Passenger Express: The Symbol of Comfortable Travel'. Poster produced for London Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) to promote the comfortable services they can offer passengers. The poster shows a steam train with large clouds of smoke billowing from its funnel as it speeds under a bridge. Artwork by Norman Wilkinson, who studied art at Portsmouth and Southsea Schools of Art. A famous marine painter, he designed posters for the London & North Western Railway (LNWR), the London & Midlands Railway (LMR) and Southern Railway (SR) and organised the Royal Academy series of posters for the London & Midlands Railway (LMR) in 1924. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 1270 mm.
'Passenger Express', LMS poster, 1930s.