Our meeting on Poster Art was really interesting. The subject matter is so vast that most people had narrowed it down to posters with a particular theme. We had railway posters, travel posters, suffragette posters and the most popular of all time posters. I have picked out a few that I think are particularly interesting.
This was the original Pears Soap poster and the painting 'Bubbles' by 19th century artist John Millais was used.
I hadn't realised that objectors to the suffragette movement had produced so many awful and damning posters. Take these two for example
The following posters are iconic and surely familiar to all.