The Rye Marshes, This poster was made
in 1932 for the Shell advertising campaign 'Everywhere you go you can be sure of Shell'. This is also the view out of the window in the picture 'Her Embrocation'. The Rye Marshes now has a small oil refinery on it.
An extract from the chapter of
the same name, from the book
‘Adventure in Oil: the story of
British Petroleum’, written by
Henry Longhurst, pub. 1959. It is a
description of the creation of the
first oil well in Iraq.