Original poster Shell for Go, Go for Shell, Edward McKnight Kauffer 1938. Modernist typographic design.

Shell for Go, Go for Shell

Edward McKnight Kauffer

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  • Condition: A-
  • Date: 1938
  • Designer: Edward McKnight Kauffer (1899-1954)
  • Publisher: Shell Oil
  • Size: 1150 x 760 mm

Original, vintage, Shell For Go, Go For Shell poster designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer, 1938.

Probably the greatest poster designer working in interwar Britain, Kauffer produced several outstanding designs for Shell oil in the 1930s. The posters were displayed on the side of Shell lorries as part of a highly regarded publicity campaign. This copy belonged to the leading post war graphic designer Abram Games (more information here). A higher resolution image is available for viewing on request.