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Collectable Guinness Plaques/Signs
A Guinness sign collector's dream! A range of fabulous Guinness embossed metal wall plaques/signs ideal for your Guinness collection featuring the famous artwork of John Gilroy. These nostalgic signs of old Guinness Ads. are in a variety of sizes - larger signs for your kitchen wall, pub or bar and smaller postcard size Guinness signs which double up as fridge magnets.
A bit of background information for you on Guinness signs/plaques - John Thomas Young Gilroy (1898-1985) was an English artist and illustrator, best known for his advertising posters for Guinness, the Irish stout.
Born in Whitley Bay, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, Gilroy attended Durham University until his studies were interrupted by World War I, during which he served with the Royal Field Artillery. He resumed studying at the Royal College of Art in London, where he remained as a teacher for a time until gaining employment at S H Benson's advertising agency, where he created the iconic advertisement art for Guinness featuring the Zoo Keeper, Toucan and other animals enjoying Guinness!Sizes available for the Guinness signs/plaques are 8x11cm, 20x30cm and 30x40cm (although not all sizes are in all designs).
A perfect and genuine Guinness decoration for your Irish pub or bar.
Initially we specialised in traditional Irish knitwear and Irish collarless grandad shirts, as well as a few other ranges of Irish clothing and Irish gifts.
We still do this but over the years we have expanded our range of craft products considerably and from our website base, Irish Inspiration, in Bridgnorth, Shropshire send them to many happy and satisfied customers all over the world.