Society Dog Show (1939). Estimate £28,000-36,000.
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Rarely Seen Vintage Mickey Mouse Posters On Display

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Sotheby’s is to display a collection of rarely-seen film posters from the 1930s, 40s and 50s go on show in Shoreditch, alongside new artworks inspired by the iconic cartoon

T o celebrate Mickey Mouse’s forthcoming 90th anniversary, this weekend Sotheby’s has seven rarely seen, vintage Mickey Mouse film posters on display at Disney’s ‘Mickey’s UK Art Collective Exhibition’ in Shoreditch, London.

Mickey Mouse, early 1930s. Estimate £26,000-34,000.
Mickey Mouse, early 1930s . Estimate £26,000-34,000.

The original posters include four from the 1930s, and three from the 1940s and 1950s, giving fans a nostalgic look back at the life and legacy of Mickey Mouse.

Spanning the first half of the 20th century and dating as far back as Mickey’s eighth birthday (1936), the original posters have rarely been exhibited in public and are among the few examples that have survived. Following the public exhibition, the works will be up for sale in an exclusive online auction running from 16-26 November.

Society Dog Show (1939). Estimate £28,000-36,000.
Society Dog Show (1939). Estimate £28,000-36,000.

As well as these historic pieces, the exhibition will also showcase brand new Mickey-inspired works by 12 established and emerging UK artists, including Jimmy C, Michael Bosanko, Ashton Attzs, and Pal Kumar.

Jimmy C, Atomic Mickey
Jimmy C, Atomic Mickey

The free exhibition is open 16th – 18th November at The Black & White Building, London (EC2A 3AY). Sign up here for tickets or contact Ash Keith for a private appointment to view.

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