Caring for Evacuees is National Service

Poster
ca. 1940 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Paper and ink
Brief Description
Second World War poster promoting hospitality for evacuees. Soldier replies to wife's letter. Ministry of Health. UK, ca. 1940.
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 76.5cm
  • Width: 50.9cm
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
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.1836 - Leslie Schreyer Loan Number
Collection
Accession Number
E.713-2004

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record createdOctober 14, 2004
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