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Retro Travel Posters

 

While illustrating local landmarks for a guide book, I became interested in how certain buildings represent a place and are considered part of its landscape, forming a representation of a community and giving an idea as to who might live there.  I explored the origins of village signs, which often depicted a characteristic feature of the village or a scene from its history, heritage, or culture and were commonly created from wood and metal, often being made by local craftsmen.