"Kew Gardens by Southern Electric", Southern Railway poster by Rojen, c1934
A less seen Southern Railway poster - selling the 'Southern Electric" services that so helped the Southern and the development of suburban commuting in the 1930s. A fine view of Kew Gardens - and yes, although you could get there by Southern most people would travel over Southern lines on London Underground trains.
Play with me, 1984 Among the many talented artists discovered in the past two years thanks to Animalarium, Edward Bawden is definitely one of my favorites. I don't recall where I first saw his work, but I was immediately captivated by the style of this great British painter, illustrator, printmaker and graphic artist. Thanks to The Visual Telling of Stories for many of the high resolution images gracing this post. Church and Dove wallpaper design, 1927 Book covers for Faber & Faber, 1934-40…