London, South Kensington
3 June 2008
GILROY, JOHN (1898-1985)
lithograph in colours, 1953, printed by John Waddington Ltd., Leeds, condition A-; not backed
30 x 20in. (76 x 51cm.)
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Designed for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II on 2 June 1953, this was the first British poster to have no text and no reference to the product it advertised.
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