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 from M&N Publishing
  • 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 from M&N Publishing
  • 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 from M&N Publishing
  • 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 from M&N Publishing
  • 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 from M&N Publishing
  • 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 from M&N...
  • 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 from M&N Publishing
  • 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 from M&N Publishing
  • 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 from M&N Publishing
  • 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 from M&N Publishing
  • 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 from M&N Publishing
  • 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 from M&N Publishing
  • 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 from M&N Publishing
  • 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 from M&N Publishing
  • 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 from M&N Publishing
  • 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 -...