Roland Davies designed this dramatic 1950s’ warning. Worryingly, the man in the yellow car is wearing a hat which, according to my late father, is the sign of a terrible driver. Also, by the state of the cyclist’s suit, he falls off his bicycle regularly.
Are you ready for the eclipse (if you happen to be in the US)? This is how it was promoted as a tourism attraction 85 years ago.
More sound wartime healthy eating advice that still holds true. Brought to poster life here by Zéró (aka Hans Schleger).
Spring is in the air and Dutch bulbs are blooming! Poster from c.1940, by Leo Leon.
Erté’s stylish Theatre Museum poster dates from the late 1980s. The museum survived in Covent Garden from 1987 to 2007 before lack of funds forced its closure and its collections were absorbed into the V&A.
Peter Blake’s poster celebrating 800 years of the Lord Mayor’s Show is up for auction in a couple of weeks.
Buildings in Germany and America: 1951 poster for a Gropius / Mies van der Rohe exhibition in Hannover.