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She's in the Ranks too!

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1940 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ny (artist)
    J. Weiner Ltd. (printers)
    Ministry of Health and Central Council of Health Education (issued by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph

  • 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.716-2004

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Black and white image of a file of soldiers standing at attention. In the foreground, one of these "soldiers" is an elderly woman wearing an apron, welcoming with open arms a mother and her two young children.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)

Date

ca. 1940 (made)

Artist/maker

Ny (artist)
J. Weiner Ltd. (printers)
Ministry of Health and Central Council of Health Education (issued by)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

She's in the Ranks too!/ CARING FOR EVACUEES/ IS A NATIONAL SERVICE/ ISSUED BY THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Ny
artist's signature, within image

Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by J. Weiner Ltd. London, W.C.1. 51-22

Dimensions

Height: 76.3 cm, Width: 50.7 cm

Descriptive line

Second World War poster encouraging hospitality for evacuees. Issued by Ministry of Health. UK, ca. 1940.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Safety; Soldiers; Evacuation; Children; Woman; Mother; Propaganda; War

Categories

Prints; Propaganda; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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