Shell Advert - Wherever you go you can be sure of Shell - Marwood North Devon (1932) - Eric George - Framed Picture - 11"H x 14"W
Shell Advert - Wherever you go you can be sure of Shell - Marwood North Devon (1932) - Eric George - Framed Picture - 11"H x 14"WW
NB. The Original advert was used in 1932, and was designed by Eric George
Shell wanted people to travel and view the country side, and thus created travel guides and posters to encourage this
Marwood is a village in North Devon. The village contains 20 acres of ornamental gardens open to the public, known as Marwood Hill Gardens, they were developed by Dr Jimmy Smart.Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known as Shell, is an Anglo-Dutch multinational oil and gas company headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in the United Kingdom.
Created by the merger of Royal Dutch Petroleum and UK-based Shell Transport & Trading in 1907, in a move largely driven by the need to compete globally with Standard Oil. It is now the seventh largest company in the world as of 2016, in terms of revenue, and one of the six oil and gas "supermajors".
During the First World War, Shell was the main supplier of fuel to the British Expeditionary Force. It was also the sole supplier of aviation fuel and supplied 80 percent of the British Army's TNT. It also volunteered all of its shipping to the British Admiralty.