Gladys Rees, 1898-1985

For correct addresses: London Post Offices and Streets, March 1956

For correct addresses: London Post Offices and Streets, March 1956. PRD 824, 1956, POST 110/1346

Gladys Rees was born in London and studied at Chelsea School of Art, where she was awarded a diploma in painting and later taught. She designed posters for the London Underground. For the Post Office, she produced a poster advertising the London Post Offices and Streets guide.

Posters by other artists on the same theme

More posters promoting the Post Office London guide. Each designer incorporated the book cover in a different way.

'Use the new Post Office Guide'. Poster designed by Norman Howard, PRD 162, 1937, POST 110/1156.
'Use the new Post Office Guide'. Poster designed by Norman Howard, PRD 162, 1937, POST 110/1156.
'London Post Offices and streets November 1946. 9d on sale here'. Poster designed by Maurice Man, PRD 447, 1946, POST 110/1211.
'London Post Offices and streets November 1946. 9d on sale here'. Poster designed by Maurice Man, PRD 447, 1946, POST 110/1211.
'London Post Offices and Streets November 1948. Handy desk volume on sale here 1s'. Poster designed by Davies, P.R.D.540, 1948, POST 110/1226.
'London Post Offices and Streets November 1948. Handy desk volume on sale here 1s'. Poster designed by Davies, P.R.D.540, 1948, POST 110/1226.
'London Post Offices and Streets. New issue March 1950'. Poster designed by Bernard Orna, PRD 571, 1950, POST 110/1245.
'London Post Offices and Streets. New issue March 1950'. Poster designed by Bernard Orna, PRD 571, 1950, POST 110/1245.
'A postal guide to the maze of London'. Poster designed by Jan Le Witt and George Him, PRD 639, 1951, POST 110/2507.
'A postal guide to the maze of London'. Poster designed by Jan Le Witt and George Him, PRD 639, 1951, POST 110/2507.
'Know your London'. Poster designed by Nevin, PRD 633, 1951, POST 110/1269.
'Know your London'. Poster designed by Nevin, PRD 633, 1951, POST 110/1269.
'A postal view of London 1s 6d'. Poster designed by H W Browning, P.R.D. 698, 1953, POST 110/1295.
'A postal view of London 1s 6d'. Poster designed by H W Browning, P.R.D. 698, 1953, POST 110/1295.
'London Post Offices and Streets September 1954. At any Post Office 1s 6d'. Poster designed by M H Armengol, 1954, PRD 758, POST 110/1325.
'London Post Offices and Streets September 1954. At any Post Office 1s 6d'. Poster designed by M H Armengol, 1954, PRD 758, POST 110/1325.
'London Post Offices and Streets March 1960. For correct addresses'. Poster designed by Carol Barker, PRD 1072, 1960, POST 110/1393.
'London Post Offices and Streets March 1960. For correct addresses'. Poster designed by Carol Barker, PRD 1072, 1960, POST 110/1393.
'London Post Offices and Streets, March 1962. For correct addresses.' Poster designed by EPH Cowan, PRD 1267, 1962, POST 110/1434.
'London Post Offices and Streets, March 1962. For correct addresses.' Poster designed by EPH Cowan, PRD 1267, 1962, POST 110/1434.

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