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Our Coal for the Irish Free State, 1930 (colour litho)

BILD Nummer
MAN464509
Titel
Our Coal for the Irish Free State, 1930 (colour litho)
Künstler
Clarke, Margaret (1888-1961) / British
Standort
Manchester Art Gallery, UK
Medium
colour lithograph
Datum
1930 AD (C20th AD)
Beschreibung

commissioned by the Empire Marketing Board and printed by Waterlow & Sons Ltd for HMSO; Manchester Art Gallery holds a fascinating collection of artist-designed posters, Commissioned by the British government's Empire Marketing Board between 1926 and 1933. The EMB's main function was to increase sales of Empire-grown and Empire-made goods throughout Great Britain, its Dominions and its Colonies. One aspect of its activities was a poster campaign that was designed to turn Britons into 'Empire-conscious' consumers. Over 200 posters were acquired by Manchester Art Gallery in the 1930s. The posters' strong images illustrate the Empire's people, places and products. However, for a contemporary audience, the posters sometimes express uncomfortable beliefs and raise difficult questions about the legacies of the Empire today.

Foto Credit
© Manchester Art Gallery / Bridgeman Images
Schlagworte
box / crate / worker / workers / cart / rural / print / dairy / trade / empire marketing board / british empire / coal / cows / irish free state / cow / worker / countryside / seated / goods / cattle / vintage poster / male / exports / commodity / boxes / export / butter / produce / emb

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Mittel 682 × 1024 px 58 × 87 mm 1 MB
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