Collections

Please take the time to browse through our collections page and enjoy a taste of the vast selection of old adverts, nostalgic illustrations, classic posters and vintage magazines that The Advertising Archives has to offer. Each decade had a spirit, a look of its own, which was reflected in its advertising and magazine artwork: From the start of the Victorian era in Britain, through the consumerism of 1950s America to the celebrity obsessed early years of the 21st century, the collection provides a remarkable insight into social history and a unique resource for anyone fascinated by visual arts, design, fashion, history and the media. Remember this is only a small selection of our images, use our quick search or category list to browse the entire archive.