Burgeoning Victorian leisure time created demand for a rich diversity of public entertainment, from Punch and Judy shows to lavish spectaculars in London theatres. This collection of posters from the Public Record Office archives reflects this diversity in style and content. Early, fussy designs groaning with text and ornament changed with French influence, creating a bold new art form combining fine art and popular culture.
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Book appears to have hardly been read and is in As new condition throughout. The Eighty Popular Entertainment Osters Featured Here In Startingly Fresh Colour Are Drawn From The Vast Archive Of Victorian And Edwardian Advertising Materials Preserved By The Public Record Office At Kew.
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Book Description Stationery Office, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0114402639
Book Description Stationery Office, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110114402639
Book Description Stationery Office. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0114402639 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1036653
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801144026311.0