'Western Highlands by East Coast Route', LNER poster, 1939.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail travel to the Western Highlands of Scotland. The poster shows a historical view of Prince Charles Stuart, popularly known as Bonnie Prince Charlie (1720- 1788), landing at Loch-Nan-Uamh on July 1745, prior to his unsuccesful invasion of England. Artwork by Frank Henry Mason (1876-1965), who was educated at HMS Conway and spent time at sea. He painted marine and coastal subjects and was involved in engineering and shipbuilding.