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The Art of Advertising

Thursday 05 March 2020Monday 31 August 2020

The story of British advertising from the mid-18th century to the 1930s shown through a wide collection of handbills, trade cards, novelties, posters and much more. Drawing on the Bodleian’s John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera, one of the largest and most important collections of printed ephemera in the world, the exhibition shows how advertisements reflect social attitudes over time while showcasing some of the finest examples of advertising illustration and commercial art.

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Keyword tags

advertising | commercial illustration | Dudley Hardy | illustration | John Hassall | prints


Bodleian Library
(The Treasury, Weston Library)
Broad Street
Oxford Oxfordshire OX1 3BG

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