GALLERY: Beer Ads From the New Elizabethan Era, 1951-1953

We’ve been collecting these beer advertisements from booklets and magazines published in the celebratory period from the 1951 Festival of Britain to the Coronation in 1953 and, though we’ve shared the odd one on Twitter before, thought we ought to collect them in one place.

A ten-sided pint glass on an inn-sign: "A health unto Her Majesty".
SOURCE: Illustrated magazine, Coronation souvenir issue, 13 June 1953.

Charringtons Lion Brewery and the Anchor Brewery, site 1951 Festival of Britain.
SOURCE: Festival of Britain Guide — Pleasure Gardens, Batttersea Park, 1951.
Cartoon: The Double Diamond mascot in bowler hat leaps above a crowd outside Buckingham Palace.
SOURCE: Illustrated magazine, Coronation souvenir issue, 13 June 1953.
The Guinness clock with a poem.
SOURCE: Festival of Britain Guide — Pleasure Gardens, Batttersea Park, 1951.
A 17th century cavalier and a modern drinker raise a glass of Truman's Beer.
SOURCE: Festival of Britain Guide — Pleasure Gardens, Batttersea Park, 1951.
A painting of 18th century London with text about the founding of Whitbread's brewery.
SOURCE: The Festival of Punch, 30 April 1951.