Grace Golden, 1904-1993

London Chief Office, poster artwork, PRD 437, 1948, POST 109/198

Grace Golden was an illustrator specialising in historical subjects. She studied at the Chelsea School of Art and then the Royal College of Art. She designed posters for the GPO and Ministry of Information. She produced a series of posters in 1948 illustrating the work of post office workers at four locations in London.

More by Grace Golden

‘London Chief Office’ was one of a set of four posters Grace designed. Here are the other three.

  • A London Loading Platform

    ‘A London loading platform’. Poster artwork by Grace Golden, depicting the loading yard of the King Edward Building. PRD 438, 1948 (POST 109/508).

  • Euston Station: Loading the Travelling Post Office

    ‘Euston Station: Loading the Travelling Post Office’. Poster artwork by Grace Golden. PRD 439, 1948 (POST 109/374).

  • A London telegraph messengers' despatch room

    ‘A London Telegraph Messengers’ Despatch Room’. Poster artwork by Grace Golden. PRD 440, 1948 (POST 109/183).

  • Post Office Circular, 17 March 1948

    Post Office Circular, 17 March 1948. Announces the distribution of the Grace Golden poster set, and instructions for its display.

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