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Fun Without Vulgarity by Catherine Haill

Fun Without Vulgarity by Catherine Haill

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Fun Without Vulgarity

Victorian Edwardian Popular Entertainment Posters

by Catherine Haill

The Stationery Office, 1996, full-page colour reproductions throughout, b/w illustrations, paperback, ISBN 0114402639

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, uncreased spine, thumbed

'The eighty popular entertainment posters featured here in startling fresh colour are drawn from the vast archive of Victorian and Edwardian advertising materials preserved by the Public Record Office at Kew.  Originally deposited to safeguard their copyright, they represent a magnificent record of how posters developed from early, over-fussy styles to a bold new art form, combining fine art with popular culture.  Catherine Haill, of London's Theatre Museum, has brought back to life the performers, their acts and the venues they played in with remarkable detail, celebrating the richness and diversity of popular entertainment in that distant era; entertainment oozing with fun and just a dash of vulgarity!

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