Huntley & Palmers 1953
Coronation year, pageantry and all that!
Founded by Quakers of the same name, H & P, based in Reading, went from a small bakery in 1822 to the largest biscuit manufacturer in the world by 1900.
Tate & Lyle 2006
Modern image with a great retro look.
Silver Cross pram 1950s
Image association - this pram was indeed regarded as the Rolls-Royce.
A 1950 Ad
McVitie & Price
1930s Chocolate biscuit box lid panel and seal printers proof by James Haworth & Brothers.
1930s oval box lid panel printers proof by James Haworth & Brothers. The imagery is of the Young Pretender surrounded by a gathering of well wishers. There is no named end user but I think it likely that its intended use was for Scottish Shortbread.
Ovaltine 1950 Persil 100 years
2009 ad updating a 1950s image.
One of the original ads - this dates from 1953. (Size and format: half page portrait double column width)
Another great retro look art ad - this one for Hovis bread. This style of advertising reminds consumers of continuity and stability of a proven product.
Classic image showing Nipper listening to the gramophone (often copied in earlier days with slight variations by other companies.
Liberty of Regent Street 1951
My favourite London department store.
E K Cole EKCO of Southend-on-Sea
My parent's first (blk & w) TV was an ECKO. A national brand in its day - a large collection is now housed in the Priory Museum, Priory Park, Southend. (I was privileged to see the Bert Caton private collection before it was re-housed).
Lloyds Bank 1951
Jack Olding & Co Ltd 1946
I am so lucky to live in the countryside that I love so much. And I love this picture - the caterpillar tracked tractor ploughing the field in a winter landscape with the sky lit by the sun of late afternoon, poetry!
WW2 sped up the mechanisation of farming in the UK as a result of the need for home grown food and shortage of manpower.
A clever take on Britannia.
Creamola 1948 Huntley & Palmers 1951
Minton China 1948
One of a series of ¼ page black & white adverts showing scenes from the reigns during which they have traded.
Jacob’s Cream Crackers 1951
Lyle Golden Spread 2006
This will be a classic ad in time.
Peek Frean’s West Highland Shortbread
1930s box lid of top and side panels printers proof by James Haworth & Brothers. This was one of the last proofs sold by the dealer out of the Haworth folio hence the creases. Why it did not sell earlier with the lovely dog image I don’t know - my gain!