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Historic Britain from the River Thames, 1958

Historic Britain from the River Thames, 1958


A COLOURFUL and stylish original vintage poster by George Chapman from 1958 featuring a montage of tourist landmarks above the slogan: ‘See the heart of historic Britain from the River Thames’.

Size 75cm x 50cm

Condition  Very good. This poster hs been backed on linen. If you would like to know more please get in touch.

Background  Chapman was acclaimed in the 1950s for his paintings of industrial and other scenes in the Rhondda Valley of South Wales. Here, in bright and cheerful tones, he has depicted landmarks including the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, the Big Ben clocktower and St Paul’s Cathedral, with a crowded Thames cruise boat in the foreground.  

Artist George Chapman (1908-93)

Printer Fosh and Cross Ltd, London

Publisher British Travel and Holidays Association 

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