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Original Vintage Poster Buy British Tom Purvis EMB Empire Marketing Board

About the Item

Original vintage poster issued by the Empire Marketing Board EMB to encourage people to help the economy following the Great Depression in America by buying British goods - Buy British from the Empire at Home & Overseas - featuring a dynamic design by notable British artist Tom Purvis (1888-1959) depicting a silhouette in red and black of a man working with the EMB crown logo and bold text below. The Empire Marketing Board (EMB 1926-1933) was formed to promote intra-Empire trade. Printed for HM Stationery Office by Waterlow and Sons Ltd London Dunstable and Watford. Very good condition, creasing.
  • Creator:
    Tom Purvis (Artist)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 20.08 in (51 cm)Width: 14.97 in (38 cm)Depth: 0.04 in (1 mm)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1930s
  • Condition:
    Very good condition, creasing.
  • Seller Location:
    London, GB
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU1012638096002
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