Carol Barker, b.1938

Poster on correct addressing by Carol Barker

Correct addressing speeds your mail. PRD 1077, 1960, POST 110/1396

 

Having spent the Second World War in New York, illustrator Carol Barker returned to study at the Bournemouth College of Art. She later attended Chelsea and the Central School of Arts and Crafts, becoming a freelance illustrator in 1958 specialising in children’s books. She also designed stamps and posters for the Post Office as well as work for London Transport.

More by Carol Barker

Here are two more Carol Barker designs advertising Post Office publications.

  • For correct addresses

    ”London Post Offices and Streets, March 1960. For correct addresses. On sale at post offices.’ PRD 1072, 1960, POST 110/1393.

  • Correct addressing speeds your mail

    ‘Post Offices in the United Kingdom, April 1960. Correct addressing speeds your mail. New edition now on sale’. PRD 1076, 1960, POST 110/1395.

Posters by other artists on the same theme

Here’s how other artists promoted the Postal Addresses book.

'Correct Postal Addresses, Post Offices in the United Kingdom'. Poster designed by Hans Schwarz, P.R.D 798, 1955, POST 110/1338.
'Correct Postal Addresses, Post Offices in the United Kingdom'. Poster designed by Hans Schwarz, P.R.D 798, 1955, POST 110/1338.
'Correct postal addresses from A to Z'. Poster designed by unknown artist, PRD 982, 1958, POST 110/1373.
'Correct postal addresses from A to Z'. Poster designed by unknown artist, PRD 982, 1958, POST 110/1373.
'Postal Addresses. Helps you find the correct address;. Poster designed by Peter Edwards, PRD 121, 1961, POST 110/1424.
'Postal Addresses. Helps you find the correct address;. Poster designed by Peter Edwards, PRD 121, 1961, POST 110/1424.
'Correct addressing speeds your mail', Poster designed by unknown artist, PRD 1383, 1963, POST 110/1458.
'Correct addressing speeds your mail', Poster designed by unknown artist, PRD 1383, 1963, POST 110/1458.
'Correct addressing speeds your mail'. Poster designed by Vernon Sturridge, PRD 1495, c.1964, POST 110/1473.
'Correct addressing speeds your mail'. Poster designed by Vernon Sturridge, PRD 1495, c.1964, POST 110/1473.
'This book helps you find the correct postal address'. Poster designed by André Amstutz, PRD 1937, 1967, POST 110/1547.
'This book helps you find the correct postal address'. Poster designed by André Amstutz, PRD 1937, 1967, POST 110/1547.

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