Lotus Delta Shoes Make Walking Pleasure
Original vintage advertising poster for Lotus & Delta Shoes: Enjoy ‚Äúthe sweet of the year‚ÄĚ ‚Äď Lotus & Delta Shoes ‚Äď Make Walking a Pleasure. Great illustration by the British artist Michael Reilly (b. 1898) featuring a scenic view of an English valley in the countryside with a walking path in the foreground along an old stone wall past some trees and flowers and a traditional white cottage with the sun shining across the valley on the fields and small hills in the distance, the title text and extract from a poem by Robert Browning (1812-1989) above on a parchment style background: "Oh to be in England now that April‚Äôs here, And whoever wakes in England sees, some morning unaware, That the lowest boughs and the brushwood sheaf, Round the Elmtree bole are in tiny leaf, While the chaffinch sings on the orchard bough - In England - now!" Horizontal. Large size. Good condition, cracks and creases in margins.
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