# Progression proofs for a Bartholomew advertising poster

A sequence of images showing what are known as 'progression proofs'. They demonstrate how each individual colour contributes to the finished image.

These progression proofs are for one of Bartholomew's advertising posters from the 1930s.

### Advertising poster, 1933 — full-colour proof

This is the finished version of an advertising poster designed for Bartholomew by J G Rennie. Rennie was employed by the Edinburgh-based printing firm, Mclagan & Cumming, and he was one of Bartholomew's favoured artists.

Posters such as these advertised Bartholomew's half-inch map series — a series that was specifically aimed at bicycle and motor tourists.

### Progression proof — buff

This is the proof of the buff coloured layer of the 1933 advertising poster.

### Progression proof — yellow two

This is the proof of the yellow number two coloured layer of the 1933 advertising poster.

### Progression proof — black

This is the proof of the black coloured layer of the 1933 advertising poster.

### Progression proof — blue four

This is the proof of the blue number four coloured layer of the 1933 advertising poster.

### Progression proof — pink seven

This is the proof of the pink number seven coloured layer of the 1933 advertising poster.

### Progression proof — blue

This is the proof of the pure blue coloured layer of the 1933 advertising poster.

### Progression proof — red nine

This is the proof of the red number nine coloured layer of the 1933 advertising poster.

### Progression proof — black 10

This is the proof of the black number 10 coloured layer of the 1933 advertising poster.