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Poster - ARMY exhibition - Come and See the Latest Army Equipment
  • ARMY exhibition - Come and See the Latest Army Equipment
    Fosh & Cross Ltd.
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ARMY exhibition - Come and See the Latest Army Equipment

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1942 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fosh & Cross Ltd. (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Paper and ink

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko

  • Museum number:

    E.728-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 67, box E

The British government and military forces aimed to present material that would intensify public support of the war effort throughout World War II. To this effect, a series of free exhibitions were staged in order to expose Britons to pro-Allied forces propaganda.

Physical description

Image of a tank. Blue sky filled with black clouds comprise the background. Text.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)

Date

ca. 1942 (made)

Artist/maker

Fosh & Cross Ltd. (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Paper and ink

Marks and inscriptions

A/R/M/Y
white on red

exhibition

Come and see the/ latest Army equipment
white on brown

New Street, Birmingham/ April 1st to 30th. 10a.m. to 8 p.m./ including Sundays/ ADMISSION FREE/ SEE A CHURCHILL TANK. SEE A GLIDER AND A 'FLYING JEEP'/ OPERATE A MINE DETECTOR. TEST PORTABLE WIRELESS SET/ SIGHT A HEAVY GUN. SEE 23,500 items of Army Equipment

Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Fosh & Cross Ltd. London (51/9720)

Dimensions

Height: 73.9 cm, Width: 48.9 cm

Descriptive line

World War II Propaganda poster issued by the Ministry of Information. Fosh & Cross Ltd., printers. UK.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Exhibition; Propaganda; War; Tank; Army

Categories

Prints; Propaganda; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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