Trade Tattoo

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The Post Office was a long-standing patron of Len Lye’s work. For his third GPO commission, Lye combined live action ‘found footage’, stencilled animation and a new colouration technique that required significant skill. To keep the rhythm of British industry moving, viewers are urged to mail their letters by 2pm.

Catalogue Reference F1739

Year 1937


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