Poster campaign to preserve Oxford, Oxfordshire

Poster campaign to preserve Oxford, Oxfordshire
Photograph taken 21st October 1911 © Reproduced by permission of Oxfordshire County Council ref: dscn0088

Henry Taunt was active in local politics. He printed this poster in October 1911 to urge citizens to oppose the visual intrusion of overhead tram wires in Oxford. Taunt's fears were not realised, as three years later Oxford adopted motor buses.

Location

Oxfordshire Oxford

Period

Edwardian (1902 - 1913)

Tags

document poster protest conservation change transport local government edwardian (1902 - 1913)