The Art of Advertising

Thursday, March 5th, 2020 - Sunday, August 30th, 2020

The Art of Advertising tells the story of British advertising from the mid 18th century to the 1930s through an incredible collection of handbills, trade cards, novelties, posters and much more. Drawing on the Bodleian’s renowned John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera, one of the largest and most important collections of printed ephemera in the world, the exhibition will reveal how advertisements reflect social attitudes over time while showcasing some of the finest examples of advertising illustration and commercial art.

Mon - Sat 10am – 5pm
Sun 11am – 5pm

Free admission

The Treasury
Weston Library
Broad Street

Oxford, UK

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