Shell and the Art of Advertising
The father of Viscount Bearsted, owner of Upton House in the 1930s, founded the Shell oil company.
This exhibition brings together Shell's groundbreaking advertising campaigns of the 1930s and the fortune and philanthropy of Viscount Bearsted, chairman of Shell at the time.
- A new exhibition in the Squash Court Gallery
- Original artwork from Shell's ground breaking advertising campaigns of the 1930s
- Over 30 framed posters showing the richness and diversity of their creators
- See the work of Graham Sutherland, John Piper and others
- Showcasing one of the most recognisable campaigns, 'People prefer Shell'
- How a fortune made from oil was turned to philanthropy, arts patronage and helping the flee to freedom of wartime jews
- Open 1pm to 5pm except Thursdays
- Included within normal admission charge, adult £7, members free
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