Printed poster advertising can be dated as way back as 15th century, the poster in its modern format did not arrive until around circa 1860. With the invention of lithography, brilliantly coloured posters to be made easily and in a cost-effective manner.By the 1890s, the technique of printing posters had spread throughout the whole of Europe.
The French Poster Revolution
With the world going to war 1914, the poster became an art form the could affect history. Politically powerful propaganda poster campaigns could easily be produced and created an immediate in impact. We all know the famous Uncle Sam pointing at the viewer, a forceful call to duty to the American public World War