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about 1950

Semi-colour photograph of a poster of the WPM Golden Jubilee Exhibition Train, 1949-1950, in black, white and blue. The WPM exhibition train, with two large coaches housing room schemes and wallpaper displays, visited 25 towns and cities during its six-month tour and attracted about 400,000 visitors from the trade and general public. This method of exhibition had already been used for atomic energy and heating appliances.

Object Number

SC27F

Matt photographic reproduction.


height: 250mm
width: 130mm

Further Reading

de Joia, Roberta (ed). A Popular Art: British Wallpapers 1930-1960 (Exhibition Catalogue). London: Middlesex University Press, 1989.

Colour

blue

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