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Poster - Grow Your Own Food supply your own cookhouse
  • Grow Your Own Food supply your own cookhouse
    Games, Abram, born 1914 - died 1996
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Grow Your Own Food supply your own cookhouse

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)
    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1942 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Games, Abram, born 1914 - died 1996 (designer)
    War Office (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour lithography

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.296-1971

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 66, box C

Physical description

'Grow Your Own Food supply your own cookhouse … every available piece of land must be cultivated'. Colour lithograph poster. Signed.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)
Great Britain (issued)

Date

1942 (issued)

Artist/maker

Games, Abram, born 1914 - died 1996 (designer)
War Office (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

colour lithography

Marks and inscriptions

Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 75.9 cm, Width: 49 cm

Descriptive line

'Grow Your Own Food supply your own cookhouse … every available piece of land must be cultivated'. Colour lithograph poster. Designed by Abram Games. Issued by the War Office during the Second World War. Great Britain. 1942.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Summary Catalogue of British Posters to 1988 in the Victoria & Albert Museum in the Department of Design, Prints & Drawing. Emmett Publishing, 1990. 129 p. ISBN: 1 869934 12 1
Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1971

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Vegetables; Rationing; Fork; Shovel; Allotment

Categories

Prints; Propaganda; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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