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Two lives

Few things please me more than finding other people writing well about posters and poster people, particularly when it tells me something I didn’t know.  Which means that today I am very happy, because I can point you at not one but two interesting bits of the internet. A while ago, I mentioned map poster artist […]

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I do like a sharp-eyed reader.  Sheila got in contact to show me this poster, which she’d just bought on eBay. It’s great, isn’t it.  But I can’t tell you anything definite about it, because it isn’t signed.  Sheila, however, has a theory. Compare and contrast with this, which is a Tom Eckersley classic. These […]

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Sunny Cheshire by any other name

After more than four years, I have to admit that Quad Royal rambles on a bit.  One day I must make some kind of attempt to index it or at least make it easier for the casual visitor to find their way around. But the advantage of there being so much back catalogue is that, […]

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Further Krolleries

A brief post today, simply to share something which came in via email this week. It’s an original piece of artwork by Stan Krol, designed to advertise Iced Tea (at least there’s a piece of paper pasted on the back, saying Iced Tea, so that seems like a reasonable assumption). Now as I have said […]

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Today,  I think have the cheapest item ever presented on Quad Royal.  Instead of paying hundreds of pounds for a poster, you can get one of these little beauties for just £2.50. Or if that doesn’t tickle your fancy, how about this one instead? Once again, these appear thanks to the sterling work of Beast In […]

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Dog days

Todaay’s offering is two wonderful posters by Patrick Tilley.  This one – from 1959 – I’ve never seem in colour before. Although Ido seem to remember it in the relevant Modern Publicity. This one is dated a year later and I don’t think I’ve ever seen it before anywhere. So there you go, a Quad Royal first.  And […]

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