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"Post your letters before noon"

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1936 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lewitt-Him (designers)
    General Post Office (issued by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MM, shelf 9

This poster is part of the successful advertising campaign commissioned by the General Post Office (GPO) in Britain. It encourages people to send their letters early in the day. This particular image was designed by Polish artists Jan Lewitt and George Him, who worked in collaboration on graphic designs under the name Lewitt-Him from 1933 to 1954.

Physical description


Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1936 (made)


Lewitt-Him (designers)
General Post Office (issued by)

Materials and Techniques

colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Post your letters before noon


Height: 36 cm, Width: 143.5 cm

Descriptive line

"Post your letters before noon" by Lewitt-Him. 36 x 143 cm. GPO poster (long and thin). 1936.


Paper; Ink; Printing ink



Subjects depicted

Letter-boxes; Envelopes; Mail


Prints; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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