Advert design for Shell

Design for Shell 1935 On display: Not on display
By Rex Whistler

Sepia ink and wash on paper

Shell engaged artists such as Paul Nash, John Piper, Ben Nicholson, Graham Sutherland and Rex Whistler to produce adverts in the 1930s. This design shows 'Summer Shell': a mock Maypole Dance round a petrol pump.

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