P.A. Staynes

Staynes designed posters for Canadian Pacific in the 1930s. Described as ‘ingenious workmanship’, Staynes designed large scaled painted panel art for the first class public rooms of the Kenya and Uganda ships in 1952 for the British India Steam Naviagtion Company, depicting ‘the beasts of the forest in their natural surroundings, with a background showing the famous Murchison Falls in Uganda.

Information taken from: CPR Heritage, ‘Canadian Pacific to Japan & China’,, accessed October 4 2003;, ‘Kenya and Uganda’,, accessed October 4 2003.