The Labour Party's Election Posters in 1945

Gorman, John
December 1996
Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Winter96, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p299
Academic Journal
This article discusses the 1945 election posters in Great Britain. A modern form of communication, dating back in mid-nineteenth century, people use illustrative and multi-colored posters. However, posters are considered a disposable product, and their existence is constrained by the fixed date of an event or the cost of display. But despite their impermanence, some images remain etched in the peoples' mind. Examples of these posters that have remain in the minds of many people are those posters that have been a crucial element in political campaigns.


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