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We Londoners - Dekk

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We Londoners - Dekk Summary

Title - We Londoners.
Location
- London and Middlesex, England.
Artist
- Dorrit Dekk (1917-2014).

Description
- A great fun poster showing a selection of colourful images of London people dressed in specific clothing for jobs, professions and past-times. As the wording suggests, this was merely for the entertainment of passengers, rather than advertising any services or places in particular.

Year Published - 1961
Size - Double Royal  (approx 40 x 25in or 101.5 x 63.5cm)

Other Details:
Original Vintage London Transport Poster
Print Code - 161/153M/2700 - (printed in Jan 1961, to a run of 2700)
Printed by John Swain & Son Ltd

Condition Grade and Condition Report:
Grade: B+, un-conserved.
Right edge wear and minor foxing. More detailed photos are available on request if required.

More About The Artist:
Dorritt Dekk was born Dorothy Karoline Fuhrmann in Czechoslovakia. She became a theatre designer in Austria in the years before Hitler's occupation. She left while she could in 1938 and moved to London, transferring over to commercial design. She was a radio intelligence officer during the war.
She worked at the Central Office of Information for a few years, and produced work for companies including Air France and P&O as well as this one poster for London Transport.

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