1981 British Landscapes 14p
Fittingly, in a set which was issued expressly to mark the 50th anniversary of the National Trust for Scotland, the most evocative design is one of the two showing Scottish views.
Capturing the sunlight streaming down onto Loch Shiel, it highlights the desolate beauty of Glenfinnan, and the 60ft monument of a clansman which was raised in 1815 by Alexander MacDonald of Glenaladale to commemorate the start of the fateful last Jacobite rising in 1745.
For Scots, this is an emotive location. It was here that Bonnie Prince Charlie first addressed his supporters, before leading them as far as Derby but ultimately being routed by Government troops at the bloody Battle of Culloden.
Design: Michael Fairclough.
Printing: gravure by Harrisons.
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