On the way back from our brief Parisian excursion we are obliged to pause in Le Havre for this strikingly bold René Mery-designed poster which looks as though it dates from the 1930s.

On the way back from our brief Parisian excursion we are obliged to pause in Le Havre for this strikingly bold René Mery-designed poster which looks as though it dates from the 1930s.

Leftover London / Fancy a trip to India?

Leftover London / Fancy a trip to India?

Leftover London / Farewell Austin Reed’s

Leftover London / Farewell Austin Reed’s

The bucolic charms of Eastcote, as depicted in 1920 by Emilio Camilio Leopoldo Tafani, for the London Underground Group. (Eastcote today: http://bit.ly/2caLZiM)

The bucolic charms of Eastcote, as depicted in 1920 by Emilio Camilio Leopoldo Tafani, for the London Underground Group. (Eastcote today: http://bit.ly/2caLZiM)

Isn’t this brilliant? What a bold and challenging way to present an African city in the 1930s. Although this image is easily available, finding out who created it and when is much more difficult. Various sources put it between 1935 and 1940 and its...

Isn’t this brilliant? What a bold and challenging way to present an African city in the 1930s. Although this image is easily available, finding out who created it and when is much more difficult. Various sources put it between 1935 and 1940 and its...

Leftover London / It’s the streamlined steamtrain of typewriters

Leftover London / It’s the streamlined steamtrain of typewriters

Wiktor Gorka’s 1973 poster for the Polish circus is a cracker.

Wiktor Gorka’s 1973 poster for the Polish circus is a cracker.

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