She's in the Ranks too!

Poster
ca. 1940 (made)
She's in the Ranks too! thumbnail 1
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Lithograph
Brief Description
Second World War poster encouraging hospitality for evacuees. Issued by Ministry of Health. UK, ca. 1940.
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 76.3cm
  • Width: 50.7cm
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
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
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Other Number
LS.1839 - Leslie Schreyer Loan Number
Collection
Accession Number
E.716-2004

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record createdOctober 14, 2004
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