'Shap Fell - The Route of The Royal Scot', LMS poster, 1925.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS), showing a view of the hills of Shap Fell in Cumbria, on the LMS main line to and from Scotland, with text beneath the image outlining the history of the area. Artwork by Donald Maxwell (1877-1936), who studied at the Slade and was an official artist to the Admiralty during World War I. He accompanied the Prince of Wales on his tour of India and illustrated 'The Prince of Wales's Eastern Book'. He illustrated many travel guides and books by Kipling, Hardy and Belloc, and designed posters and carriage prints for SR. Printed by C S Allen & Co Ltd, 4 Lisle Street, London.