Posters

Pair poster; London's fairs, by William Roberts, 1951
Simple name : Pair poster
Date : 1951
Collection : Posters
Object location : unknown
Reference number : 1997/1498
Descriptive size : Pair poster
Title : London's fairs
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Pair poster : When one design is made up of two posters, we call this a pair poster. In the 1940s, London Transport's Publicity officer, Harold F Hutchison, standardised the format so that one half presented text and the other displayed an image. Pair posters were used on prime sites such as Underground station entrances.
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