Subject of a 2012 Exhibition in Manchester referred here
Hosted no doubt partially due to the far sighted nature of acquiring 222 examples in 1932. I missed the exhibition but am working on getting a look somehow.
For me there are 2 genres of EMB posters
- Showcasing the product
(I absolutely love the border in this one)
FC Harrison : Making the Empire Christmas pussing
2. Showcasing the places
Like this wonder from one of my favourite artists : Gregory Brown
And of Course any review of the thirties wouldn’t be complete without the obligatory ‘bit of Frank’
Our current offering extolling the benefits of milk is by the renowned children’s artist J H Dowd : Here’s a health unto His Majesty was a patriotic song of the time. ‘Why is the baby holding a stomach ?’ asked my wife. Words fail me !