Advertising Poster Outposts Of Empire Ceylon General Post Office. Original vintage advertising poster published by the GPO General Post Office for schools to promote the extensive reach of its postal services - Outposts of Empire Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Colourful illustration by the Australian artist John Vickery (1906-1983) depicting a postman with a grey beard wearing a beige uniform jacket and carrying a mail bag over his shoulder, looking to the viewer, with people by the Receiving Post Office building in the background and palm trees against a blue sky with the stylised text and GPO crown logo in the white border below. Very good condition, small tear in margin, minor creasing, small pencil mark in bottom left corner. Country of issue: UK, designer: John Vickery , size (cm): 51x64, year of printing: 1937.