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Royal Mail Christmas News

Royal Mail uses celebrated British design work to push 'Post Early' Christmas campaign


By Natalie Mortimer | N/A

December 14, 2015 | 2 min read

Royal Mail is showcasing a series of historic posters advising people to ‘Post Early for Christmas' as it rolls out its long-standing festive campaign.

The posters first came into print in the 1930s and were produced by some of the UK’s most important and influential graphic designers and artists including Graham Sutherland, who designed the first poster in 1934.

The 'Post Early' campaign itself was created to encourage the public to break the habit of posting at the end of the day to ensure presents arrive in time for Christmas day.

Other posters from this period include those designed by Barnett Freedman, Jan Lewitt and George Him.

Images of the posters can be viewed in a special online gallery on the Royal Mail Group website.

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