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Poster - Caring for Evacuees is National Service
  • Caring for Evacuees is National Service
    Ministry of Health and Central Council of Health Education
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Caring for Evacuees is National Service

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1940 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ministry of Health and Central Council of Health Education (issued by)
    J. Weiner 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.713-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3G, shelf DR28

Physical description

Illustration of a soldier writing a letter in upper left corner. Main image of a woman, his wife, reading the return correspondence with a baby in her lap.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)

Date

ca. 1940 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Paper and ink

Marks and inscriptions

Thank you/ says the soldier/ CARING FOR EVACUEES/ IS A NATIONAL SERVICE/ Issued by the Ministry of Health

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

Dimensions

Height: 76.5 cm, Width: 50.9 cm

Descriptive line

Second World War poster promoting hospitality for evacuees. Soldier replies to wife's letter. Ministry of Health. UK, ca. 1940.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Letters (correspondence); Babies; Women; War; Evacuation; Safety; Soldiers

Categories

Prints; Propaganda; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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