|Posters - Advertising|
British Empire Exhibition 1924 Wembley UK / 1923 / Advertising Posters / E.A. Cox / 102x63.5 Original vintage advertising poster - Britain's Past & Present Beckon You to Wembley British Empire Exhibition April to October 1924. Great illustration by the British painter and graphic artist Elijah Albert Cox (1876-1955) featuring a colourful scene of a royal barge with the sails billowing, flags flying, the Queen on a throne and people in the foreground, the text below against the dark border. 56 colonial territories took part in the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley Park from 23 April 1924 (opened by King George V) to 31 October 1925 in the purpose built national sports ground, Wembley Stadium (1923-2000). Very good condition, restored small tears on folds and margins, backed on linen.