Story: Graphic design

Tiger Teas advertisement

Tiger Teas advertisement

The Victorian and Edwardian love for ornate complexity and fussiness influenced commercial art. An example is this 1905 poster for Tiger Teas by commercial artist Peter McIntyre (father of the well-known artist of the same name).

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Hamish Thompson, 'Graphic design - Victorian design to modernism, 1890s to 1940s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)

Story by Hamish Thompson, published 22 Oct 2014