Fashioning the tube: posters and the new consumers

Dirix, Emmanuelle (2008) Fashioning the tube: posters and the new consumers. In, The Art of Poster - a Century of Design, London, GB, 25 Nov 2008. 1pp.


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Fashion historian, Emmanuelle Dirix, discusses how Underground posters were designed to appeal to women in the 1920s and 1930s. It became apparent that ‘posters accompanied the housewife all the way from her front door to the shop window’, resulting in a new style of poster emerging to cater for this new consumer audience.

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Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Art
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25 November 2008Delivered
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2010 10:55
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:22

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