Vintage Posters

We have a selection of vintage posters from the renowned Malcolm Guest collection. Malcolm took a temporary post in the publicity department at Paddington Station in the early 1960s before going on to study architecture at Cardiff University. Such was his enthusiasm for the job that he stayed permanently. Whilst there, he had the foresight to save many of the superfluous publicity posters from the incinerator, thus beginning a lifelong interest in poster art. Although the bulk of the collection consisted of railway-inspired images, many of the posters advertised the joys of rural Britain through coach and car travel in the 1950's and 60's. The skill and imagination of the commissioned artists is beyond doubt; the scenes evoking images of a bucolic idyll in motoring's golden age.

All of our posters are of 'condition A' standard.

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