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The gentle art of advertising

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88 pages
Published 1982 by Duckworth
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Nov 24, 2011 Dorothea rated it it was amazing
W. Heath Robinson was an English cartoonist and illustrator who lived from 1872 to 1944. If you are unfamiliar with his work the Wikipedia article will give you a good idea.

The Gentle Art of Advertising collects some of the drawings he made for companies to run as advertisements. Mostly they depict the manufacturing or testing process in the Heath Robinson manner.

Here's one that's simple enough to describe: "In the Filtering Vaults at Kilmarnock," part of a series for Johnnie Walker whiskey depi
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William Heath Robinson (31 May 1872 – 13 September 1944) was an English cartoonist and illustrator best known for drawings of ridiculously complicated machines for achieving simple objectives.

In the U.K., the term "Heath Robinson" entered the language during the 1914–1918 First World War as a description of any unnecessarily complex and implausible contrivance, much as "Rube Goldberg machines" cam
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