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Keep Calm and Carry On Poster
The British have a tradition of delicious gossipy journalism. One of their favorite celebrity magazine's is OK! Recently OK! featured our Keep Calm and Carry On poster under the heading, "This week we're loving..."
Available in 9 colors
Here's what they said about our Keep Calm and Carry On print:
"From the streets of wartime London to the walls of Tyra Banks' NYC offices, a poster reading "Keep Calm and Carry On" (the British government's 1939 phrase to soothe Londoners anxious about the war with Germany) is the latest celebrity must-have. In April, Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott bought a framed copy of the classic print."
Screen printed by hand on high quality 170gm fine paper with a matte finish. Vintage look. Imported from England.
Poster dimensions are 23.4" x 16.5".
Ships immediately from USA in strong poster tube.
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Must have British style for under $100:
Marie Claire featured our Keep Calm and Carry On poster. We love the glossy pages of fashion magazine Marie Claire so we were delighted when they featured our Keep Calm and Carry On poster on the page you see to the right. A Keep Calm and Carry On poster is a must have British fashion accessory. The idea that the poster you put on your walls can make you feel as good as what you wear is an idea we subscribe to. The editors of Marie Claire realize that style is about more than just what you put on your back.
History of Keep Calm and Carry On:
The Keep Calm and Carry On poster has a fascinating British history. In 1939, in anticipation of the Germans attacking England, the British Ministry of Information commissioned Keep Calm and Carry On posters to help the population deal with their fears. Although 2.5 Million Keep Calm and Carry On posters were printed, the Keep Calm and Carry On poster was never actually issued and only a handful of Keep Calm and Carry On posters ever went into circulation.
Things changed in 2000, when British booksellers unearthed an original Keep Calm and Carry On poster in a box of books. They started reproducing it and now the British canít seem to get enough of the Keep Calm and Carry On poster print.
A UK Guardian article on Keep Calm and Carry On reports that the prints can now be found everywhere, from homes to pubs to government offices. Recently, "The Lord Chamberlain's Office at Buckingham Palace, the prime minister's strategy unit at No 10, the Serious Fraud Office, the US embassy in Belgium, the vice chancellor of Cambridge University, the Emergency Planning Office at Nottingham council and the officers' mess in Basra, all have ordered the Keep Calm and Carry On posters."
The Keep Calm and Carry On phrase is quickly proving popular Stateside with its wisdom for all seasons and situations. Now you can have your own Keep Calm and Carry On Poster as a vintage work of art for your office or home decor. Although the original artist of the Keep Calm and Carry On poster is unknown, we salute him or her for creating art that preserves a historic time on the home front.
We can all enjoy and relate to the Keep Calm and Carry On posterís message in the form of these prints. A Keep Calm and Carry On poster is a unique gift- a birthday gift, anniversary gift, shower gift, baby gift , corporate gift, men's gift, women's gift, or gift for anyone. Expats in the US love it but really the Keep Calm and Carry On poster has universal appeal. Keep a bunch of Keep Calm and Carry On posters on hand for gifts and presents. We offer free gift wrapping. Let us gift wrap your Keep Calm and Carry On posters so you can be calm, or as the poster says, keep calm.
ANGLOMANIA IN THE NEWS
The New York Times Women's Fashion Magazine on Sunday October 18th was devoted to "Anglomaniacs." English is in!
Read about the Keep Calm and Carry On poster in The New York Times, July 5th, 2009. Even when we are celebrating America's birthday, Americans still have a huge connection to England.
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Read more about the history of Keep Calm and Carry On at WIKIPEDIA. and at the BBC News post on the history of The Keep Calm and Carry On Poster.
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