1928 Print Austin Reed's Regent Street Tom Purvis Ad - ORIGINAL HISTORIC IMAGE

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This is an original 1928 halftone print of an advertising poster for Austin Reed's of Regent Street, London. Designer: Tom Purvis.

Period Paper is pleased to offer a fascinating collection of original halftone prints of some of the finest examples of poster advertising art of 1928. Although as "mini posters" they are but a fraction of the size of the original, their powerful graphic designs combined with a succinct advertising message make them highly collectible pieces for the popular culture historian, the poster art collector, or for the person simply interested in the nostalgic appeal of these images. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.

CONDITION

This 83+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No aging. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Grayscale
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.5 x 3.5 inches; 6 x 9 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Purvis, Tom . Artist signature in print - top left of image.

Tom Purvis

(1888-1959) Tom Purvis, born in Bristol, England, was a British painter and commercial poster artist. His philosophy was that "a poster's job is to convey its message clearly and at once." He was one of the major designers for LNER, the London & North Eastern Railway.

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