This promotional postcard for the British Empire Exhibition in London in 1924 was signed by Ernest Maitland Coffin (1868-1944), apparently a successful commercial artist.
British Empire Exhibition
The British Empire Exhibition in 1924 was promoted with many a series of postcards by British publishers, including a series by the artist Ernest Coffin, of which this though unsigned seems to be an example.
[Original caption] Through the portals of the INDIAN PAVILION twentieth-century London is left behind and the visitor enters the atmosphere of mystery and romance which characterizes the East.
[Original caption] Gateway at Bombay to Commemorate the Landing of Their Imperial Majesties King George V & Queen Mary on 2nd December 1911. [end]
This card to celebrate the inauguration of the Gateway to India in 1924 was published in connection
The British Empire Exhibition in 1924 at Wembley, North London was held to commemorate Empire trade; Charles E. Flower was one of Tuck's most prominent postcard artists.
[Original caption] The Burmese Pavilion constructed of teak carved by the best