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Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- What are you doing about Education?

WW2 Poster -- What are you doing about Education?
What are YOU doing about EDUCATION Army Education Poster, by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking (1911-1999), Royal Engineers. 1945

Background imageWorld Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster -- Y Darn Papur

WW1 Recruitment Poster -- Y Darn Papur
Y Darn Papur. Recruitment poster, published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee as Poster No. 15. Welsh version of The Scrap of Paper - Prussias Perfidy

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Formation Signs

WW2 Poster -- Formation Signs
Formation signs, dated 8 May 1945. Chromolithograph poster, showing various formation signs of infantry and armoured divisions, brigades, groups, including Airborne TPS, GHQ Liaison Regiment

Background imageWorld Collection: Poster advertising British military uniform, WW1

Poster advertising British military uniform, WW1
Poster advertising British military uniform, The Studington Military Kit... obtainable only from Studd & Millington Ltd, Military Tailors. Chromolithograph poster, 1914 (c)

Background imageWorld Collection: WW1 Poster -- Silver Bullets

WW1 Poster -- Silver Bullets
You have in your pocket Silver Bullets that will stop the Germans. Lend them to your Country by investing in the War Loan today

Background imageWorld Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster -- The Scrap of Paper

WW1 Recruitment Poster -- The Scrap of Paper
The Scrap of Paper - Prussias Perfidy - Britains Bond. Enlist Today. Recruitment poster, published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee as Poster No. 7

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Join the ATS

WW2 Poster -- Join the ATS
Fill his place in jobs like these Join the ATS. Colour photolithograph recruitment poster, artist unknown, published by HMSO. Showing a cook, a clerk, a typist and a driver. 1940

Background imageWorld Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster -- Halt

WW1 Recruitment Poster -- Halt
Halt! Go into Training and Help the Boys at the Front. Recruitment poster, published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee as Poster No. 45

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- British tanks in action

WW2 Poster -- British tanks in action
British tanks hurled Italy out of Abyssinia, and in Libya completely wrecked Axis plans of conquest. Colour photolithograph. Associated with the Royal Armoured Corps. 1942

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Flies Foul Food

WW2 Poster -- Flies Foul Food
Flies Foul Food. Your health depends on wholesome food - keep it covered from flies! Colour lithograph poster after 2nd Lt Stacey Hopper

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Smash Em Up

WW2 Poster -- Smash Em Up
Smash em up, but theirs not ours. Colour lithograph after Starr. Tank recognition poster, showing the easily recognisable differences between British and German tanks. 1941

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Danger, Don t Touch

WW2 Poster -- Danger, Don t Touch
Danger, Don t Touch. Poster signed top left, A. Games, published by HMSO, London. Showing a range of explosive devices such as grenades and weaponry

Background imageWorld Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster -- To the Young Women of London

WW1 Recruitment Poster -- To the Young Women of London
To the Young Women of London. Is your " Best Boy" wearing Khaki? Recruitment poster, one of thirteen produced in Britain between August 1914 - March 1916. 1914

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Dysentery and Diarrhoea

WW2 Poster -- Dysentery and Diarrhoea
Dysentery and Diarrhoea. Colour lithograph information poster, after 2nd Lt Stacey Hopper. The poster poses questions relating to the dangers and causes of disease, and provides helpful hints

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Your Release can be delayed with VD

WW2 Poster -- Your Release can be delayed with VD
Your Release can be delayed with VD! Colour lithograph, British Army anti-venereal disease medical information poster, after 2nd Lieutenant Stacey Hopper

Background imageWorld Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster -- If the Cap Fits You

WW1 Recruitment Poster -- If the Cap Fits You
f the Cap Fits You, Join the Army Today. Recruitment poster, published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee as Poster No. 53

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Army Officer and other badges

WW2 Poster -- Army Officer and other badges
Distinctive Badges of Rank of Officers in the Army, showing corresponding ranks in Royal Navy, Army, & Royal Air Force. Colour lithograph published by Gale and Polden Limited, Aldershot

Background imageWorld Collection: French Military Poster, WW1

French Military Poster, WW1
French military poster, colour photolithograph published by the British Library, 1981. Reproduces a French home front poster from World War One designed by Simay

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Come Back to the Army and the ATS

WW2 Poster -- Come Back to the Army and the ATS
Come Back to the Army and the ATS while the Bounty Scheme still operates. Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Colour photolithograph, artist unknown, published by HMSO. 1939

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- be discreet

WW2 Poster -- be discreet
You may be a walking RAF - but don t let everyone know it! Be discreet! Colour lithograph by Sgt Norman Tiger Harrison, Royal Corps of Signals, India

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Keep mum, shes not so dumb

WW2 Poster -- Keep mum, shes not so dumb

Background imageWorld Collection: Morning Light

Morning Light. Young girl gazes at the world outside through the window of her bedroom. Date: 1912

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Quick! Your binoculars

WW2 Poster -- Quick! Your binoculars
Quick! Your binoculars. Supply poster, lithograph. Put your binoculars on Active Service Now! 1940

Background imageWorld Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster -- Whos Absent?

WW1 Recruitment Poster -- Whos Absent?
Whos Absent? - Is It You? Chromolithograph recruitment poster, published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee. Printed by Andrew Reid and Company Limited, 50 Grey Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- ENSA Entertainments, Swing Vogue

WW2 Poster -- ENSA Entertainments, Swing Vogue
Photolithograph poster inscribed NaFI presents ENSA Entertainments for HM Forces. Its modern, its new, its bright, its Swing Vogue

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Typhus, How Is It Spread?

WW2 Poster -- Typhus, How Is It Spread?
Information poster on typhus and how it is spread. Colour lithograph, British Army anti-typhus medical information poster, after 2nd Lieutenant Stacey Hopper

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Swat It

WW2 Poster -- Swat It
Swat It! Flies breed in hundreds at a time. Each one you kill means the end of hundreds yet unhatched! Colour lithograph poster after 2nd Lt Stacey Hopper, published 1944

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Your Friends Are Needed Now

WW2 Poster -- Your Friends Are Needed Now
Your Friends Are Needed Now. Urge Them To Join The ATS. Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Colour photolithograph by Frank Newbould, published by HMSO

Background imageWorld Collection: The Greatest War Pictures ever Published, WW1

The Greatest War Pictures ever Published, WW1
The Greatest War Pictures ever Published, 1915 (c). Relief half-tone advertising poster for The Globe Fine Art Company. With 21 small reproductions of fine art prints from World War One. 1915

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- ATS Eyes Of The Guns

WW2 Poster -- ATS Eyes Of The Guns
ATS Eyes Of The Guns. Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Colour photolithograph by Beverley Pick, published by HMSO. Showing women helping with anti-aircraft defence. 1940

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- You are wanted too! Join the ATS

WW2 Poster -- You are wanted too! Join the ATS
You Are Wanted Too! Join The ATS. Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Colour photolithograph by unknown artist, published by HMSO

Background imageWorld Collection: Magazine and news sheet cover, Khaki, WWI

Magazine and news sheet cover, Khaki, WWI
Magazine and cabled news sheet cover, Khaki, No.1, March [n.d.]. Reproducing a recruitment poster after Frank Brangwyn, Your Friends Need You. Be a Man

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Let Us Go Forward Together

WW2 Poster -- Let Us Go Forward Together
Let Us Go Forward Together. Colour photolithograph poster, with a picture of Winston Churchill in coat and hat, with British tanks and bombers behind him. 1939-1945

Background imageWorld Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster

WW1 Recruitment Poster
Come and Do Your Bit - Join Now. Chromolithograph recruitment poster after PJW, printed by David Allen & Sons Ltd, Harrow, Middlesex

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Mightier Yet

WW2 Poster -- Mightier Yet
Mightier Yet! Britains Mechanised Army grows stronger every day. Recruitment poster produced by HMSO, printed by Greycaine Limited, showing Vickers Mark 2 medium tanks. 1940

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Malaria Strikes the Unprotected

WW2 Poster -- Malaria Strikes the Unprotected
Malaria Strikes the Unprotected, Darkness brings Danger, Be Prepared. Colour photolithograph poster published by the Times of India Press, Bombay, warning against malaria

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Buy Savings Certificates

WW2 Poster -- Buy Savings Certificates
Back them up! Buy Savings Certificates. Photolithograph poster, published by the National Savings Committee. 1940

Background imageWorld Collection: British Information Poster, WW1

British Information Poster, WW1
Its worth while! Thats why. Buy War Savings Certificates. Chromolithograph poster after J P Beadle, published as Poster No. 36, by the National War Savings Committee, 1917

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- ATS recruitment poster

WW2 Poster -- ATS recruitment poster
ATS recruitment poster. Every member of the ATS learns a job that will help her to earn her living in the post-war world. Auxiliary Territorial Service

Background imageWorld Collection: British Military Recruitment Poster, WWI

British Military Recruitment Poster, WWI
His Majestys Coldstream Guards, God Save the King. Chromolithograph recruitment poster after Ernest Ibbetson, 1914. Showing central group in various uniforms

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Mosquitoes Mean Malaria

WW2 Poster -- Mosquitoes Mean Malaria
Of tanks & guns there is no need, said Adolf to Benito, Just wait till they begin to breed, And leave it to Mosquito! Mosquitoes Mean Malaria

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- the ATS wants Cooks

WW2 Poster -- the ATS wants Cooks
The ATS wants Cooks. Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Colour photolithograph, artist unknown, published by HMSO

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Don t Waver, Help Wavell

WW2 Poster -- Don t Waver, Help Wavell
Dont Waver, Help Wavell. En---ds War Weapons Week, 17-24 May 1940. War saving photolithographic poster, published by The National Savings Committee, London, The Scottish Savings Committee

Background imageWorld Collection: British Military Poster, WW1

British Military Poster, WW1
The Zeppelin Raids: the vow of vengeance. Colour photolithograph after Frank Brangwyn, 1916 (c). Published by Imperial War Museum, 1970 (c), and the Daily Chronicle, 1916 (c). 1916

Background imageWorld Collection: Notice published by London Licensed Victuallers, WW1

Notice published by London Licensed Victuallers, WW1
Prohibition of Treating (ie buying a drink for another person). Notice published by London Licensed Victuallers, 11 October 1915

Background imageWorld Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster -- To the Women of Britain

WW1 Recruitment Poster -- To the Women of Britain
To the Women of Britain -- Some of your men folk are holding back on your account. Won t you prove your love for your Country by persuading them to go

Background imageWorld Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster (1 of 2)

WW1 Recruitment Poster (1 of 2)
Join the brave throng that goes marching along (1 of 2). Chromolithograph recruitment poster, published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, Poster No 24

Background imageWorld Collection: WW2 Poster -- Be Prepared

WW2 Poster -- Be Prepared
A Story and a Warning, .Darkness brings Danger, Be Prepared. Colour photolithograph poster, published by The Times of India Press, Bombay




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