Bungay

Key facts

  • Catalogue Number: 417
  • Title: Bungay
  • Date: 1934
  • Artist: Harold Steggles
  • Series: Landscape
Shell poster number 417, Bungay by Harold Steggles. Painting of the town centre, showing the Buttercross and surrounding buildings.

Harold Steggles (1911–1971) was member of the East London Group and brother to the artist Walter Steggles. Predominantly concerned with the urban scenes of East London, Steggles was also known for his paintings of country and London houses. This poster shows the market place in Bungay and the Butter Cross erected in 1689 after the great fire of 1688. The statue of justice which surmounts the dome was added in 1754.

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