|Posters - Advertising|
Buy British Merrie England Once Again UK / 1930s / Advertising Posters / 76x51 Original vintage advertising poster - Merrie England Once Again! Buy British and put a smile back into British Trade - featuring a great illustration of a bright orange sun smiling over a black and white scene of people exporting British goods from the factories with everyone and everything smiling including the delivery van, trees, horses, factory chimneys, post box, dogs, pillars, buildings, all the happy people, a young boy with his wooden horse toy and even the owl whilst two dogs play through the B and R of the bold red text below. One of a series of posters from the campaign to encourage British shoppers to buy goods from home rather than buying foreign goods in order to boost the economy following the Great Depression (1929-late 1930s), fronted by the Duke of Windsor (formerly King Edward VIII; 1894-1972). Printed and Published by William Brown & Co. Ltd. “Buy British” Poster No 23. Good condition, restored tears, backed on linen. Very good condition, two very small restored crease marks in margin.