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Stanley Davis

Stanley Davis (1882?-1938), "New life"; Lane's Emulsion restores and maintains health., 1927, Colour lithograph, 1015 x 760 mm, Printed Ephemera Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library, Reference: Eph-E-PHARMACY-1927-01

 

A touch of melodrama and a warm background colour draw the eye to this magnificent poster, lithographed by the Christchurch Press.

 

The artist was Stanley Davis, a supervising artist of the New Zealand Outdoor Advertising Branch. He had studied art in London and Paris and was responsible for several striking posters.

 

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Taken sometime in 1927