Vintage advertising & graphics from M&N

  • Advert for Horseley Engineers, 1951

    Image ID
    FOT589511
    Caption
    Advert for Horseley Engineers, 1951
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2701 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    Horseley, Bridge, engineering, engineer, construction, build, constructional, erect, steel, roofing, Thomas, Piggott, Carter, Dome, of, Discovery, shot tower, girder, roof, advert, advertisement, advertising, print, printed, press, color, colour,...
    Description
    The advert promoting the company appeared in the official guide to the South Bank Exhibition, festival of Britain, 1951. A vintage nineteen fifties advert
  • Advert for EMI, 1951

    Image ID
    FOT589523
    Caption
    Advert for EMI, 1951
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2700 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    EMI, Electric, and Musical, Industries, music, company, Hayes, Middlesex, electrical, electronics, communication, radio, television, record, recording, equipment, Dome, of , Discovery, advert, advertisement, advertising, print, printed, press, color,...
    Description
    The advert promoting the company appeared in the official guide to the South Bank Exhibition, festival of Britain, 1951. A vintage nineteen fifties advert
  • Advert for English Electric, 1951

    Image ID
    FOT589526
    Caption
    Advert for English Electric, 1951
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2710 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    English, Electric, electricity, power, train rail, railway, dam, hydro, equipment, pylon, advert, advertisement, advertising, print, printed, press, color, colour, colourful, promote, promotion, sell, sales, graphics, graphic, design, illustration,...
    Description
    The advert promoting the company appeared in the official guide to the South Bank Exhibition, festival of Britain, 1951. A vintage nineteen fifties advert
  • Advert for Dunlop rubber, 1951

    Image ID
    FOT589537
    Caption
    Advert for Dunlop rubber, 1951
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2675 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    Dunlop, rubber, goods, tire, tyre, boot, shoe, Dunlopillo, golf, ball, rain wear, mackintosh, hot, water, bottle, book, advert, advertisement, advertising, print, printed, press, promote, promotion, sell, sales, graphics, graphic, design, illustration,...
    Description
    The advert promoting the company appeared in the official guide to the South Bank Exhibition, festival of Britain, 1951. A vintage nineteen fifties advert
  • Advert for Rootes Group motors, 1951

    Image ID
    FOT589540
    Caption
    Advert for Rootes Group motors, 1951
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2692 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    Rootes, Group, car, automobile, manufacturer, make, maker, commercial, vehicle, Commer, Hillman, Humber, Sunbeam, Karrier, globe, map, world, truck, advert, advertisement, advertising, print, printed, press, color, colour, colourful, promote, promotion,...
    Description
    The advert promoting the company appeared in the official guide to the South Bank Exhibition, festival of Britain, 1951. A vintage nineteen fifties advert
  • Advert for Siemens electrics, 1951

    Image ID
    FOT589552
    Caption
    Advert for Siemens electrics, 1951
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2676 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    Siemens, electronics, electric, light, lighting, lamp, telecommunications, cable, engineering, advert, advertisement, advertising, print, printed, press, color, colour, colourful, promote, promotion, sell, sales, graphics, graphic, design, illustration,...
    Description
    The advert promoting the company appeared in the official guide to the South Bank Exhibition, festival of Britain, 1951. It also marked the centenary of The Great Exhibition, Hyde Park, London of 1851, A vintage nineteen fifties advert
  • Advert for Hoover, 1951

    Image ID
    FOT589554
    Caption
    Advert for Hoover, 1951
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2687 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    Hoover, wash, washing, machine, vacuum, cleaner, clean, house, home, white, goods, wringer, wring, clothes, Perivale, Middlesex, factory, advert, advertisement, advertising, print, printed, press, color, colour, colourful, promote, promotion, sell,...
    Description
    The advert promoting the company appeared in the official guide to the South Bank Exhibition, festival of Britain, 1951. A vintage nineteen fifties advert
  • Advert for Crompton lighting, 1951

    Image ID
    FOT589564
    Caption
    Advert for Crompton lighting, 1951
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2689 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    Crompton, light, lighting, lamp, electric, Parkinson, Aldwych, switch, cartoon, Dome, of, Discovery, Skylon, advert, advertisement, advertising, print, printed, press, color, colour, colourful, promote, promotion, sell, sales, graphics, graphic, design,...
    Description
    The advert promoting the company appeared in the official guide to the South Bank Exhibition, festival of Britain, 1951. A vintage nineteen fifties advert
  • Advert for BOAC and BEA, 1951

    Image ID
    FOT589566
    Caption
    Advert for BOAC and BEA, 1951
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2670 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    BOAC, BEA, overseas European, Corporation, map, world, freight, plane, aeroplane, airways, air, airline, travel, fly, flying, carrier, advert, advertisement, advertising, print, printed, press, color, colour, colourful, promote, promotion, sell, sales,...
    Description
    The advert promoting the company appeared in the official guide to the South Bank Exhibition, festival of Britain, 1951. A vintage nineteen fifties advert
  • Advert for National Savings, 1951

    Image ID
    FOT589578
    Caption
    Advert for National Savings, 1951
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2692 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    National, Savings, movement, money, interest, ernie, bond, bonds, certificate, bank nationalised, nationalized, government, scheme, advert, advertisement, advertising, print, printed, press, color, colour, colourful, promote, promotion, sell, sales,...
    Description
    The advert promoting the company appeared in the official guide to the South Bank Exhibition, festival of Britain, 1951. A vintage nineteen fifties advert
  • Advert for Thomas Ward Ltd, 1951

    Image ID
    FOT589581
    Caption
    Advert for Thomas Ward Ltd, 1951
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2720 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    Thomas, Ward, Ltd, Sheffield, Yorkshire, steel, metal, service, supplier, supply, train, rail, railway, shipping, ship, crane, factory, advert, advertisement, advertising, print, printed, press, color, colour, colourful, promote, promotion, sell, sales,...
    Description
    The advert promoting the company appeared in the official guide to the South Bank Exhibition, festival of Britain, 1951. A vintage nineteen fifties advert
  • Advert for gas industry, 1951

    Image ID
    FOT589592
    Caption
    Advert for gas industry, 1951
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2639 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    gas, industry, production, company, Mr, mister, Therm, cartoon, character, heat, heating, warm, advert, advertisement, advertising, print, printed, press, color, colour, colourful, promote, promotion, sell, sales, graphics, graphic, design,...
    Description
    The advert promoting the company appeared in the official guide to the South Bank Exhibition, festival of Britain, 1951. A vintage nineteen fifties advert
  • Advert for Allied Ironfounders, 1951

    Image ID
    FOT589594
    Caption
    Advert for Allied Ironfounders, 1951
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2715 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    Allied, Ironfounders, iron, steel, construction, ironfoundry, foundry, Aga, Rayburn, cooker, stove, Coalbrookdale, cast, engineer, engineering, construct, London, advert, advertisement, advertising, print, printed, press, color, colour, colourful,...
    Description
    The advert promoting the company appeared in the official guide to the South Bank Exhibition, festival of Britain, 1951. The illustration shows the interior of Thomas Paxton's Great Exhibition hall of 1851, Hyde Park, London. A vintage nineteen...
  • Advert for Daks trousers, 1951

    Image ID
    FOT589605
    Caption
    Advert for Daks trousers, 1951
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2688 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    Daks, trousers, pants, clothing, clothes, menswear, Simpson, London, tailor, comfort, spats, binoculars, advert, advertisement, advertising, print, printed, press, color, colour, colourful, promote, promotion, sell, sales, graphics, graphic, design,...
    Description
    The advert promoting the company appeared in the official guide to the South Bank Exhibition, festival of Britain, 1951. A vintage nineteen fifties advert
  • Advert for Costain builders, 1951

    Image ID
    FOT589608
    Caption
    Advert for Costain builders, 1951
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2711 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    Costain, builders, engineers, civil, engineering, construct, construction, Dome, of, Discovery, site, hourglass, hour, time, on, complete, completed, finish, finished, glass, plan, drawing, building, contractor, London, advert, advertisement,...
    Description
    The advert promoting the company appeared in the official guide to the South Bank Exhibition, festival of Britain, 1951. A vintage nineteen fifties advert
  • Advert for Cossor electronics, 1951

    Image ID
    FOT589621
    Caption
    Advert for Cossor electronics, 1951
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2728 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    Cosser, electronics, X-ray, X, ray, tube, radio, radar, television, equipment, Highbury, London, England, hand, pylon, mast, advert, advertisement, advertising, print, printed, press, color, colour, colourful, promote, promotion, sell, sales, graphics,...
    Description
    The advert promoting the company appeared in the official guide to the South Bank Exhibition, festival of Britain, 1951. A vintage nineteen fifties advert
  • Hornby Dublo train set, 1950s/60s

    Image ID
    FOT687204
    Caption
    Hornby Dublo train set, 1950s/60s
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    3780 x 2592 px
    Keywords
    label, box, lid, Hornby, Dublo, double, O, 0, post, war, passenger, rail, railway, railroad, toy, train, hobby, boy, boys, two, 2, of, shirt, tie, clean, cut, middle class, smart, layout, passenger, goods, station, controls, play, child, childhood,...
    Description
    Illustrated label attached to the box lids of Hornby Dublo post-war toy train sets in the 1950s and early 1960s. The Hornby system was the brainchild of Frank Hornby who invented Meccano in 1907. Meccano manufactured many other metal tin and die cast...
  • I'm Backing Britain sticker, 1968

    Image ID
    FOT696524
    Caption
    I'm Backing Britain sticker, 1968
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    4134 x 2275 px
    Keywords
    I'm, I, am, back, backing, Britain, campaign, drive, crusade, sticker, sticky, paper, Union, flag, jack, 1968, boost, assist, economic, UK, Great, British, economy, Surbiton, volunteer, work, voluntary, nationwide, movement, nation, nationalist,...
    Description
    I'm Backing Britain campaign sticker with the Union flag, 1968. This campaign was aimed at boosting the British economy and began modestly at an engineering company in Surbiton where secretaries volunteered to work an extra half hour. Within a week...
  • Festival of Britain fair advert 1951

    Image ID
    FOT716208
    Caption
    Festival of Britain fair advert 1951
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    3194 x 4252 px
    Keywords
    festival, of, Britain, pleasure, garden, gardens, Battersea, park, 1951, official, guide, book, advert, advertisement, advertising, London, Britannia, illustration, attraction, tourist, visitor, Guinness, Clock, zoo, bridge, miniature, railway, River,...
    Description
    Advert for the festival of Britain Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Park, London, 1951. This appeared in the official guide book to the 1951 festival Exhibition of Science, South Kensington, London. It shows the iconic image of Britannia designed by Abram...
  • DIY door renovation 1950s style

    Image ID
    FOT716213
    Caption
    DIY door renovation 1950s style
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    3184 x 4134 px
    Keywords
    Celotex, door, panel, cover, up, unfashionable, Victorian, paneled, panelled, removal, remove, retain, retaining, original, features, period, insulation, fiber, fibre, fibreboard, hardboard, foam, board, polystyrene, ceiling, tiles, tile, tiling,...
    Description
    Advert for Celotex door panels The Practical Householder magazine, 1956, This British publication billed itself as: The National Do-it-yourself Magazine and combined the new modern era style with DIY ethics in the post-war austerity era. These door...
  • Old 1956 DIY advert for Formica

    Image ID
    FOT716214
    Caption
    Old 1956 DIY advert for Formica
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    3184 x 4134 px
    Keywords
    Formica, laminated, plastic, laminate, table, top, modernise, modernize, modernisation, modernization, Daniel, J, O'Connor, Herbert, A, Faber, invention, inventor, Fletcher, building, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, American, DIY, D, I, Y, practical, house,...
    Description
    Advert for Formica laminated plastic The Practical Householder magazine, 1956, This British publication billed itself as: The National Do-it-yourself Magazine and combined the new modern era style with DIY ethics in the post-war austerity era. Formica...
  • 1970s beer advert - sexy or sexist?

    Image ID
    FOT841621
    Caption
    1970s beer advert - sexy or sexist?
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2717 x 3943 px
    Keywords
    beer, Tolly, Tollemache, Ipswich, Suffolk, and, London, Walthamstow, Cobbold, water, beach, nude, risque, naughty, semi, unclothed, naked, girl, girls, female, woman, women, desire, sexy, sexism, sex, sexist, misogyny, misogynist, misogynistic, anti,...
    Description
    Nineteen seventies bar-top placard or point-of-sale advert from (now defunct) Ipswich brewer Tolly Cobbold c. 1975. It features semi-naked girls and an empty glass of beer and proclaims: Tolly Cobbold - it was good while it lasted. These days this...
  • Guinness for Strength poster c 1935

    Image ID
    FOT860117
    Caption
    Guinness for Strength poster c 1935
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    3780 x 2923 px
    Keywords
    poster, advert, promote, advertising, beer, Guinness, Extra, Stout, Jamess', James, Gate, Dublin, Ireland, Eire, Irish, bottle, glass, full, dark, stuff, is, good, for, you, catchphrase, motto, strength, strong, girder, iron, steel, RSJ, huge,...
    Description
    An old small poster advertising 'Guinness for Strength', c. 1935 featuring an illustration of a man carrying a massive iron girder. The relationship between beer consumption and strength humorously depicted by illustrator John Gilroy. The link...
  • 1956 DIY advert Pollyfilla, Polycell

    Image ID
    FOT860130
    Caption
    1956 DIY advert Pollyfilla, Polycell
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2856 x 3780 px
    Keywords
    Polyfilla, Polyfiller, Polycell, ICI, Dulux, Selleys, filler, spackle, spackling, grout, cellulose, crack, gap, fill, filling, wallpaper, paper, paste, DIY, D, I, Y, practical, house, home, household, advert, advertising, advertisement, promote,...
    Description
    Advert for Pollyfilla and Polycell DIY products in The Practical Householder magazine, 1956, This British publication billed itself as: The National Do-it-yourself Magazine and combined the new modern era style with DIY ethics in the post-war austerity...
  • Old DIY advert for 'Congowall', 1956

    Image ID
    FOT860131
    Caption
    Old DIY advert for 'Congowall', 1956
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2899 x 3780 px
    Keywords
    Congowall, vinyl, wall, covering, ceramic, tile, look, tiled, effect, kitchen, bathroom, product, vinyl, floor, company, Congoleum, linoleum, lino, Kirkcaldy, Scotland, 1886, Keamy, NJ, New, Jersey, USA, man, woman, adhesive, glue, instant, DIY, D, I,...
    Description
    Advert for Congowall, vinyl wall covering The Practical Householder magazine, 1956, This British publication billed itself as: The National Do-it-yourself Magazine and combined the new modern era style with DIY ethics in the post-war austerity era....
  • Old label for box of pen nibs c.1900

    Image ID
    FOT860141
    Caption
    Old label for box of pen nibs c.1900
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    7677 x 1791 px
    Keywords
    box, label, one, gross, 1, 144, number, of, metal, bronze, pen, nibs, nib, post, office, art, artist, pens, hand, lettering, caligraphy, calligraphy, draw, drawing, write, writing, paper, ink, dip, trade, mark, brand, branding, company, industry,...
    Description
    Old box label for one gross (144 of) bronze pen nibs - 'Post Office Pens' manufactured by William Mitchell of Birmingham and London, c.1900. Metal dipping pen nibs were mass produced during the Victorian era. The main UK production centre was...
  • Old label for box of pen nibs c.1900

    Image ID
    FOT860143
    Caption
    Old label for box of pen nibs c.1900
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    5906 x 2295 px
    Keywords
    box, label, one, gross, 1, 144, number, of, 9, nine, metal, steel, pen, nibs, nib, post, school, office, art, artist, pens, hand, lettering, caligraphy, calligraphy, draw, drawing, write, writing, paper, ink, dip, trade, mark, brand, branding, company,...
    Description
    Old box label for one gross steel pen nibs - the number 9 'Art Pen' manufactured by William Mitchell of London, c.1900. Metal dipping pen nibs were mass produced during the Victorian era. The main UK production centre was Birmingham - early...
  • Old label for box of pen nibs c.1900

    Image ID
    FOT860146
    Caption
    Old label for box of pen nibs c.1900
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    7087 x 1862 px
    Keywords
    box, label, one, gross, 1, 144, 2, two, number, of, metal, bronze, steel, favorite, favourite, pen, nibs, nib, school, office, art, artist, pens, hand, lettering, caligraphy, calligraphy, draw, drawing, write, writing, paper, ink, dip, trade, mark,...
    Description
    Old box label for one gross (144 of) steel pen nibs - the 'Favourite Pen, No 2' manufactured by Claire Clifford & Co of Withington, Manchester and Glasgow, c.1900. Metal dipping pen nibs were mass produced during the Victorian era. The...
  • Old label for box of pen nibs c.1900

    Image ID
    FOT860249
    Caption
    Old label for box of pen nibs c.1900
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    7115 x 1785 px
    Keywords
    box, label, one, gross, 1, 144, number, of, metal, bronze, steel, pencil, pen, nibs, nib, school, office, art, artist, pens, hand, lettering, caligraphy, calligraphy, draw, drawing, write, writing, paper, ink, dip, trade, mark, brand, branding, Hinks,...
    Description
    Old box label for one gross (144 of) steel pen nibs - the 'Pencil Pen' manufactured by Hinks, Wells & Co of Birmingham and London, c.1900. Metal dipping pen nibs were mass produced during the Victorian era. The main UK production centre...
  • 1959 'Drinka Pinta Milka Day' poster

    Image ID
    FOT860280
    Caption
    1959 'Drinka Pinta Milka Day' poster
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2701 x 3543 px
    Keywords
    board, bill, hoarding, poster, billboard, London, catchphrase, catch, catchy, phrase, word, wording, rhyme, rhyming, slang, alliteration, slogan, drinka, pinta, milka, daily, day, a, pint, of, milk, drinking, beverage, health, healthy, marketing, board,...
    Description
    1959 poster on an advertising hoarding or billboard in north London with the slogan 'Drinka Pinta Milka Day'. The catchy slogan was first produced that year by the Milk Marketing Board (a government agency) to promote the benefits of the daily...
  • 1959 poster advertising cigarettes

    Image ID
    FOT860655
    Caption
    1959 poster advertising cigarettes
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    3661 x 2479 px
    Keywords
    board, bill, hoarding, poster, billboard, W, D, and, H, O, Wills, Gold Flake Bristol, Imperial, tobacco, cigarettes, cigarette, industry, bassett, basset, hound, dog, slipper, slippers, footwear, pack, packet, fetch, retrieve, comfy, tail, wag, wagging,...
    Description
    1959 poster on an advertising hoarding or billboard in Edgware, North London, for Gold Flake cigarettes. It features a charming illustration of a Basset Hound fetching the cigarettes in a slipper - vintage late nineteen fifties graphics for editorial...
  • 1959 poster advertising Coca Cola

    Image ID
    FOT860658
    Caption
    1959 poster advertising Coca Cola
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    3780 x 2542 px
    Keywords
    board, bill, hoarding, poster, billboard, Coca, Cola, vive, la, difference, long, live, the, bottle, coke, logo, symbol, soft, coke, French, France, translate, writing, beret, cliche, Frenchman, image, of, man, crevat, cravat, necktie, bearded, beard,...
    Description
    1959 poster on an advertising hoarding or billboard in Edgware, North London with the slogan 'Vive la Difference'(Long live the difference) advertising Coca Cola. The French theme continues with a charming illustration of a Frenchman holding a...
  • Bookplate or ex libris label c. 1920

    Image ID
    FOT860891
    Caption
    Bookplate or ex libris label c. 1920
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    3142 x 4252 px
    Keywords
    blank, bookplate, plate, book, publish, publishing, ex, libris, sticker, label, line, illustration, drawing, illustrate, table, chess, board, game, boardgame, candle, inside, cover, board, page, books, owner, denote, ownership, possess, possession,...
    Description
    A blank bookplate or 'ex libris' label c. 1920 featuring an illustration of a chess board and a candle. Labels were often stuck on the inside cover board or first pages of books to denote ownership with either the Latin 'ex libris'...
  • Advert for post war prefab housing

    Image ID
    FOT966932
    Caption
    Advert for post war prefab housing
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2424 x 3661 px
    Keywords
    prefab, prefabricate, prefabricated, house, home, factory, built, build, building, concrete, modern, architecture, Tarran, Newland, industry, industries, made, make, manufacture, Halifax, Calderdale, West, Yorkshire, press, advert, advertisement,...
    Description
    Advert for post war prefab houses for Halifax West Yorkshire from Tarran Industries of London, Hull and Glasgow. This method of building was popular just after World war II and helped to ease the massive shortage of housing in Britain's towns and...
  • 1948 water freight transport advert

    Image ID
    FOT966933
    Caption
    1948 water freight transport advert
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2403 x 3780 px
    Keywords
    water, freight, cargo, goods, transport, inland, waterway, waterways, Calder, and, Hebble, Navigation, pre, nationalisation, photograph, barge, load, loaded, lorry, truck, unload, towpath, services, river, motor, canal, between, Hull, Goole, Wakefield,...
    Description
    Advert for water freight transport on the Calder and Hebble Navigation, West Yorkshire before the era of canal nationalisation. The photograph shows a motor barge being loaded from a truck on the towpath. The advert promotes services by river and canal...
  • 1948 cat's eyes or road studs advert

    Image ID
    FOT966934
    Caption
    1948 cat's eyes or road studs advert
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2449 x 3661 px
    Keywords
    cat's, eyes, cats, eye, eyes, catseyes, reflective, road, stud, dark, white, eyes, road, safety, device, invent, inventor, Percy, Shaw, 1933, trademark, company, reflected, roadstuds, roadstud, Boothtown, Halifax, accident, prevention, prevent,...
    Description
    Advert for cat's eyes or reflective road studs. The illustration shows cats in the dark with white eyes. The road safety device was invented by Percy Shaw in 1933. It was patented under the Catseye trademark in 1935 by his company, Reflecting...
  • 1928 advert - gifts from Boots chemists

    Image ID
    FOT1105846
    Caption
    1928 advert - gifts from Boots chemists
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2708 x 3780 px
    Keywords
    Boots, chemist, pharmacy, drug, store, pharmacist, Nottingham, gift, gifts, shop, shopping, store, retail, set, presentation, manicure, case, brush, set, handbag, hand, clutch, bag, box, of, perfumes, perfume, powder, compact, industry, industries,...
    Description
    Advert for gift items from Boots, the chemist of Nottingham - these include manicure and brush sets, bags and a box of perfumes. The word 'Gift' appears in a distinctive Art Deco font. The advert appeared in a woman's magazine in 1928 -...
  • 1956 advert for Linoleum flooring

    Image ID
    FOT1585021
    Caption
    1956 advert for Linoleum flooring
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2681 x 3780 px
    Keywords
    linoleum, marble, marbled, effect, floor, covering, tile, tiled, sheet, material, hard, wearing, easy, care, lino, popular, living, room, kitchen, bathroom, lay, DIY, laying, Kirkaldy, Scotland, maroleum, slightly, sexist, chauvinist, man, made, effect,...
    Description
    Old advert for Linoleum marble-effect floor covering and tiles. The hard-wearing easy-care lino tiles were popular for living areas, kitchens and bathrooms and were suitable for DIY laying. Several manufacturers are mentioned including those in...
  • Women's Land Army advert 1947

    Image ID
    FOT1585028
    Caption
    Women's Land Army advert 1947
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2236 x 3307 px
    Keywords
    women, join, women's, land, army, female, girls, girl, woman, wartime, post, war, 2, two, work, farm, food, shortage, rationing, austerity, happy, healthy, outdoor, job, feed, cow, cattle, feeding, 1947, advertising, advert, advertisement,...
    Description
    An advert for women to join the 'Women's Land Army'. The advert was part of a campaign in wartime and post-war Britain to encourage to work on the farms in a time of food shortage, rationing and austerity. It also makes claims of a happy,...
  • 1951 advert National Benzole petrol

    Image ID
    FOT1585029
    Caption
    1951 advert National Benzole petrol
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2728 x 3543 px
    Keywords
    National, Benzole, mixture, petrol, gas, petroleum, gasolene, gasoline, fuel, mister, mr, Mercury, Mercurius, Roman mythology, wings, winged, god, helmet, gold, travellers, Greek, Hermes, feet, messenger, of, the, gods, English, countryside, rural,...
    Description
    Advert for National Benzole Mixture petrol or gasolene, 1951, featuring an illustration of Mr Mercury. This appeared in the official guide book for the Festival of Britain Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Park, London, 1951. Mercury (Latin Mercurius) was in...
  • 1957 advert for a Piatti motor scooter

    Image ID
    FOT1585031
    Caption
    1957 advert for a Piatti motor scooter
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    3780 x 2744 px
    Keywords
    British, Piatti, motor, scooter, cycle, motorcycle, motorised, motorized, transport, solo, mode, British, UK, Belgium, D'Ieteren, style, styling, design, designer, Vincent, Italian, Italy, Cyclemaster, works, Byfleet, Surrey, England, industry,...
    Description
    A 1957 advert for the British-made, Italian-looking Piatti motor scooter. The Piatti scooter was originally produced in 1954 in Belgium by D'Ieteren. Its name came from its designer, Vincent Piatti. In 1956 production also commenced at the...
  • 1947 advert for Bird's Custard

    Image ID
    FOT1586613
    Caption
    1947 advert for Bird's Custard
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    1859 x 4252 px
    Keywords
    Bird's, custard, bird, birds, 1947, powdered, powder, egg, free, dairy, imitation, Premier, foods, instant, food, cornflour, thicken, sweet, sauce, milk, Alfred, sauce, Anglais, desert, hot, advertising, advert, advertisement, illustration,...
    Description
    An advert for Bird's Custard - it appeared in a magazine published in the UK in 1947. Bird's Custard is the brand name for the original powdered, egg-free imitation custard powder, now owned by Premier Foods. Custard powder (instant custard...
  • 1947 advert for Palmolive soap

    Image ID
    FOT1586614
    Caption
    1947 advert for Palmolive soap
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    1883 x 4252 px
    Keywords
    Palmolive, soap, female, woman, schoolgirl, complexion, bar, love, romantic, beauty, product, 1947, man, male, couple, olive, formal, wear, wash, face, washing, oil, attire, gloves, advertising, advert, advertisement, illustration, graphic, design,...
    Description
    An advert for Palmolive soap. The advert claims that using it will give a woman a 'schoolgirl complexion'. It appeared in a magazine published in the UK in 1947 – vintage 1940s graphics for editorial use only.
  • 1947 advert for Mars chocolate bars

    Image ID
    FOT1586615
    Caption
    1947 advert for Mars chocolate bars
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    1833 x 4252 px
    Keywords
    mars, chocolate, food, bars, eat, eating, bar, energy, sweet, sweets, sugar, girl, female, woman, energise, energize, nourish, confectionery, candy, marvellous, 1947, advertising, advert, advertisement, illustration, graphic, design, graphics, type,...
    Description
    An advert for Mars chocolate bars. The advert claims that eating a bar will energise and nourish. It appeared in a magazine published in the UK in 1947 – vintage 1940s graphics for editorial use only.
  • 1947 advert Pifco table reading lamp

    Image ID
    FOT1586616
    Caption
    1947 advert Pifco table reading lamp
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2067 x 3007 px
    Keywords
    all, purpose, Pifco, table, reading, lamp, 1947, Manchester, provincial, incandescent, fittings, lighting, oil, household, domestic, appliance, woman, chair, read, letter, light, angle, poise, desk, anglepoise, style, modern, twentieth, 20th, century,...
    Description
    An advert for an all-purpose Pifco table or reading lamp - it appeared in a magazine published in the UK in 1947. Established in Manchester in 1900, Provincial Incandescent Fittings Co (PIFCO) as sold a wide range of lighting, oil heaters, stoves &...
  • 1948 advert UK Gov Savings Certificates

    Image ID
    FOT1586617
    Caption
    1948 advert UK Gov Savings Certificates
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2190 x 3307 px
    Keywords
    tax, free, national, savings, certificates, post, war, Britain, save, money, austerity, crisis, invest, investment, government, scheme, 1948, advertising, advert, advertisement, illustration, graphic, design, graphics, type, word, brand, branding,...
    Description
    An advert for tax-free National Savings Certificates. The advert was part of a campaign in post-war Britain to encourage people to save their money in a time of austerity (or 'crisis' as the advert words it). It appeared in a magazine...
  • 1947 advert box Cadbury's Vogue Chocs

    Image ID
    FOT1586618
    Caption
    1947 advert box Cadbury's Vogue Chocs
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    1852 x 4252 px
    Keywords
    selection, box, Cadbury's, vogue, chocolates, 1947, Cadbury, confectionery, Cadburys, food, eat, eating, sweet, sugary, sweets, candy, lolly, wrapper, coated, coating, milk, Mondelez, International, Kraft, foods, Uxbridge, West, London, dairy,...
    Description
    An advert for a selection box of Cadbury's Vogue Chocolates with ten different flavours in each box - it appeared in a magazine published in the UK in 1947. Cadbury, formerly Cadbury's, is a British multinational confectionery company wholly...
  • 1946 UK gov advert venereal disease/VD

    Image ID
    FOT1586619
    Caption
    1946 UK gov advert venereal disease/VD
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2295 x 3307 px
    Keywords
    venereal, disease, V, D, VD, information, government, public, health, treatment, sexually, transmitted, sex, education, infectious, warning, alert, 1946, advertising, advert, advertisement, illustration, graphic, design, graphics, type, word, brand,...
    Description
    A 1946 UK government health advert highlighting venereal disease (VD). The advert was part of a campaign to prevent ignorance on how the disease is caught and what the treatments for it are. It appeared in a magazine published in the UK in 1946 –...
  • 1947 advert for glass bottle recycling

    Image ID
    FOT1586649
    Caption
    1947 advert for glass bottle recycling
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2953 x 2313 px
    Keywords
    glass, bottle, recycling, recycle, post, war, reuse, mineral, water, bottles, drink, soft, drinks, industry, advertising, advert, advertisement, illustration, graphic, design, graphics, type, word, brand, branding, trademark, trade, mark, logo, motif,...
    Description
    An early advert for glass bottle recycling. The advert was part of a campaign in post-war Britain to encourage re-use of mineral water bottles by the soft drinks industry in a time of rationing and austerity. It appeared in a magazine published in the...
  • 1957 advert, Mackintoshs Quality Street

    Image ID
    FOT1586650
    Caption
    1957 advert, Mackintoshs Quality Street
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2663 x 3543 px
    Keywords
    large, variety, tin, Mackintosh's, quality, street, chocolates, toffees, chocolate, toffee, 1957, man, woman, couple, wrapper, sweets, sweet, vintage, sports, car, selection, assortment, tinned, box, sweet, candy, confectionery, Nestle, Halifax,...
    Description
    Old advert for a large variety tin of Mackintosh's 'Quality Street' chocolates and toffees. It appeared in a magazine published in the UK in 1957. The illustration shows a couple enjoying the wrapped sweets in front of a vintage sports...
  • 1951 advert for Hamleys toy shop

    Image ID
    FOT1586651
    Caption
    1951 advert for Hamleys toy shop
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    3543 x 2389 px
    Keywords
    Hamley, brothers, Hamleys, the, greatest, finest, best, big, biggest, largest, toy, shop, world, toys, Triang, Mimic, official, guide, book, for, the, Festival, of, Britain, Pleasure, Gardens, Battersea, Park, London, England, English, British, Regent,...
    Description
    Advert for Hamleys, the 'Finest Toy Shop in the World', 1951, featuring illustrations of various toys with emphasis on Triang and Mimic products. This appeared in the official guide book for the Festival of Britain Pleasure Gardens, Battersea...
  • 1959 advert for Persil laundry detergent

    Image ID
    FOT1586652
    Caption
    1959 advert for Persil laundry detergent
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2534 x 3543 px
    Keywords
    Persil, detergent, 1959, Unilever, soap, powder, clothes, clothing, care, fabric, fabrics, wash, packet, box, washing, washes, laundry, non, free, bleach, white, girl, girls, whiteness, whiter, dress, budgie, cage, budgerigar, bird, caged, new, ad,...
    Description
    An advert for Persil laundry detergent - it appeared in a magazine published in the UK in 1959. The advert shows two girls with white dresses blending in with the backgound of the advert plus the slogan 'Persil washes even whiter'. Persil is a...
  • 1959 advert for Pakamac rainwear

    Image ID
    FOT1586654
    Caption
    1959 advert for Pakamac rainwear
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    1892 x 4724 px
    Keywords
    pakamac, pacamac, packamac, packamak, rainwear, 1959, Oldham, Lancashire, England, rain, protection, protect, rainproof, raincoat, men's, women's, waterproofs, jacket, garment, showerproof, coat, outdoor, clothing, clothes, macintosh, mac,...
    Description
    An advert for Pakamac rainwear - it appeared in a magazine published in the UK in 1959. It shows a couple outdoors with a toffee apple and candie floss (cotton candy). The first Pakamacs appeared in the twenties, but its heyday was in the fifties and...
  • 1957 advert for Hepworth's men's clothes

    Image ID
    FOT1586655
    Caption
    1957 advert for Hepworth's men's clothes
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2669 x 3543 px
    Keywords
    tailor, tailoring, high, street, fashion, man, mens, retail, shop, shopping, store, outfitter, collar, smart, suite, formal, attire, Hepworth's, clothes, 1957, Joseph, Hepworth, clothing, manufacturer, suit, man, business, garment, next, tailors,...
    Description
    An advert for Hepworth's men's clothes with an illustration of men wearing smart business suits in a British high street. It appeared in a magazine published in the UK in 1957. Joseph Hepworth (1834–1911) was a clothing manufacturer who...
  • 1957 advert for a Chrunchie bar

    Image ID
    FOT1586656
    Caption
    1957 advert for a Chrunchie bar
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2639 x 3543 px
    Keywords
    chrunchie, bar, 1957, honeycomb, toffee, sponge, sugar, Cadbury, J, S, Fry, and, Sons, munch, food, bars, eat, eating, energy, sweet, sugary, sweets, energize, nourish, confectionery, candy, lolly, crisp, wrapper, Fry's, Cadburys, chocolate,...
    Description
    An advert for a Chrunchie bar - it appeared in a magazine published in the UK in 1957. Crunchie is a brand of British chocolate bar with a honeycomb toffee (or sponge toffee) sugar centre. The advert features the catchphrase 'Chrunchie makes...
  • 1959 advert for Electrolux refrigerator

    Image ID
    FOT1586702
    Caption
    1959 advert for Electrolux refrigerator
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2742 x 3543 px
    Keywords
    Electrolux, refrigerator, 1959, photograph, happy, woman, smiling, housewife, smile, full, fridge, AB, Sweden, Swedish, appliance, white, goods, manufacturer, Stockholm, cold, cool, chilled, food, store, storage, meat, milk, eggs, vegetables, kitchen,...
    Description
    Old advert for an Electrolux refrigerator. It appeared in a magazine published in the UK in 1959. The photograph features a smiling housewife and a very full fridge. AB Electrolux (commonly known as Electrolux) is a Swedish multinational home appliance...
  • 1963 advert for a rotary clothes line

    Image ID
    FOT1586705
    Caption
    1963 advert for a rotary clothes line
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2598 x 2907 px
    Keywords
    Kelso, rotary, clothes, line, drier, tubular, steel, 1963, hang, hanging, washing, dry, rotate, rotating, drying, rack, advertising, advert, advertisement, illustration, graphic, design, graphics, type, word, brand, branding, trademark, trade, mark,...
    Description
    An advert for a Kelso tubular steel rotary clothes line. The advert appeared in an Australian magazine in 1963. A height-adjustable rotary clothes hoist permits a compact hanging area and maximum exposure for washing to dry by rotation in the wind. As...
  • 1962 advert for Encyclopaedia Britannica

    Image ID
    FOT1586706
    Caption
    1962 advert for Encyclopaedia Britannica
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Martin Hendry
    Dimensions
    2508 x 3543 px
    Keywords
    set, encyclopaedia, Britannica, 1962, twenty, four, 24, volumes, volume, general, knowledge, pay, payment, plan, instalment, instalments, monthly, English, language, publish, printed, edition, print, books, book, publishing, children, children's,...
    Description
    A 1960s advert for a set of Encyclopaedia Britannica books. It appeared in an Australian magazine in 1962 - its 24 volumes could be bought and paid for monthly. The Encyclopaedia Britannica is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia. It is...