Tag Archives: Hans Unger

See London

Onwards and upwards then, onwards and upwards.   Which today means London Transport Auctions, whose next auction is on November 1st. As ever, along with the opportunity to buy a conductor’s hat or the radiator grille from a Routemaster, there are also a fair number of posters, some of them being rather good.  Really rather […]

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String Theory

This has recently arrived in the post, contradicting my previous assertion on here that there are no more eBay bargains to be had. Admittedly it is not an outstanding piece of graphic design history (although I quite like it) and is rather battered round the edges too.   But it’s by Lander, which is always […]

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Is Your Letterbox Efficient?

I was just thinking that it had all gone very quiet on the auction front, when what should come along but a whole auction full of posters at Bloomsbury. It’s an interesting hotch-potch with almost every form of poster you can think of represented in the mix.  So there’s foreign posters and railway posters. Raymond […]

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Deja vu all over again

I seem to have come back from holiday only to wander into a fold in time, because at least some of the posters on offer out there seem strangely familiar. Lets start with Dreweatts in Bristol, who are once again selling the work of Percy Drake Brookshaw. Percy Drake Brookshaw, 1927, est. £150-200 This is […]

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It’s 1959, OK

This has been sitting on my desk for a few weeks. Now, I’ll be the first to admit that it’s not a great example of graphic design nor interior styling.  But it has been making me think. Because this is Autumn 1959, the calendar is about to turn over into the 1960s.  That’s not the […]

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Far Away

I have been ill this week and am still not quite up to writing cogent sentences about anything that I said I would.  So apologies for the gap in service, but I can offer you something very nice to look at instead. This is Motif 4.  Hans Unger has been travelling in Africa.  Here’s the […]

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