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    John Broadley: Main menu summer – Scottish raspberries

Alright guvnor! John Broadley's illustrations speak of a very British time gone by...

Posted by Liv Siddall,

Pies, factories, ale, top hats and football matches all speak of an era in Great Britain that we are used to seeing glimpses of in the art of L.S.Lowry. This cold, smokey era is completely reborn in John Broadley’s old fashioned illustrations full of strange twists and turns. His funny-looking characters that range from Dickensian men to Bash Street Kids go about their daily business in reams of pretty hilarious comic strips.

It’s no surprise then that this rather unique pastiche technique has drawn the attention of many clients who want to use his artisan style to better their companies, most fittingly the quintessentially British Fine Cheese Company in Bath. Read a nice interview with John on Book by it’s Cover.

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    John Broadley: Main menu Autumn – Chocolate

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    John Broadley: Old Samson’s Rime

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    John Broadley: QV Main Menu Autumn – TRUFFLES

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    John Broadley: Wykerman test

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    John Broadley: Main menu summer – alternate pie

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    John Broadley: Untitled

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    John Broadley: Stilton Jar

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    John Broadley: Bar Menu

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Posted by Liv Siddall

Liv joined It’s Nice That as an intern in 2011 and is now one of our editors. She oversees itsnicethat.com and has a particular interest in illustration, photography and music videos. She also runs our London listings site This At There, and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.