Great News! An all in holiday in Bonnie Scotland

Made:
circa 1958 in United Kingdom
maker:
British Railways
Poster, Great News! An All in Holiday in Bonnie Scotland

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Poster, Great News! An All in Holiday in Bonnie Scotland
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Poster, British Railways, Great News! An All in Holiday in Bonnie Scotland, about 1958. Coloured lithograph of text in white on a background of tartan arranged diagonally. Additional text reads "From £15.15.0, children under 14 £10.10.0, Ask inside for details". Format: Double Royal. Dimensions: 40 x 25 inches, 1016 x 635mm.

This British Railways poster, dating from about 1958, promotes all inclusive holidays in Scotland, with travel by rail. The poster is set against a tartan background. Holidays for adults are priced from £15.15 shillings (£15.75) and for children from £10.10 shillings (£10.50).

Copies of this poster were displayed in British Railways ticket and travel offices.

"Bonnie" means beautiful, or pretty in Scots, probably derived from the French "bon", meaning good.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1987-9102
Measurements:
overall: 1016 mm x 635 mm
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
credit:
British Rail, Records Office