Herring Packers EMB Charles Pears

Herring Packers EMB Charles Pears
by Charles Pears
c. 1930

40 x 60 inches (100 x 150 cm)

Description: Charles Pears poster for the Empire Marketing Board showing women herring packers.
Teams of women did seasonal packing work in Scotland and then travelled down the east coast of England as far as East Anglia.
The Scottish Fisheries Museum has an interesting article about this work.
A rare poster. Charles Pears (1973 - 1958) is well known as a marine artist, and he did many posters for London Underground, the railway companies and the Empire Marketing Board.

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