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Vintage inspiration: recently discovered 1950s advertising posters

Royal Blue coach services poster by Daphne Padden, c1959

"The Horse's Mouth" with Alec Guinness - c1959 movie film poster as found in disused area of Notting Hill Gate station, London, 2010

c1959 vintage Pepsodent Toothpaste poster found in Notting Hill Gate tube station, 2010

Chain Garage, Hanger Lane, London - car hire poster, c1959

1959 vintage "Daily Mail Ideal Home exhibition" poster found at Notting Hill Gate tube station, 2010

"Too Many Crooks" movie film poster c1959, as found in disused area of Notting Hill Gate tube station, London, 2010

These were discovered earlier in the year in Notting Hill tube station when lifts were removed to uncover an area that was previously hidden. They are from 1956-59. Photos from the London Undergound via here.

Happy weekend all!

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  • Andi B. Goode 19 July 2010, 3:35 am

    Oh wow. They are so amazing. How beautiful!
    -Andi x

  • The Frog's Eyebrows 21 July 2010, 10:40 am

    So amazing! I love it when they uncover perfectly preserved beautiful ads. I now have the Pepsodent jingle stuck in my head.