'Western Highlands', LNER/LMS poster, c 1935.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced jointly by London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) and London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) to promote rail travel to the Western Highlands in Scotland. The poster shows a striking view of Loch Long, with mountains rising up on either side. The mountains are reflected in the water's calm surface, and a boat is visible in the middle of the loch. Artwork by E W Haslehust (1866-1949), who studied at the Slade Art School. A watercolour and landscape painter, he exhibited widely and is best remembered for his illustration of the 'Beautiful Britain' series of books. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 1270 mm.