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Poster - "He's Watching You"
  • "He's Watching You"
    Grohe, Glenn, born 1912 - died 1956
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"He's Watching You"

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    United States (made)

  • Date:

    1942 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Grohe, Glenn, born 1912 - died 1956 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour 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:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 1B, box LS1

Physical description

Peering enemy soldier. Geometric rendering of a helmeted soldier staring out from behind the poster's text. Upper half of poster: yellow background; lower half: blue and black background.

Place of Origin

United States (made)


1942 (made)


Grohe, Glenn, born 1912 - died 1956 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

U.S. Government Printing Office: 1942-O-455330

Issued by Division of Information Office for Emergency Management, Washington D.C.


Height: 36.2 cm, Width: 25.8 cm

Descriptive line

"He's Watching You" by Glenn Grohe (1912-1956), issued by Division of Information, Office for Emergency Management. USA, 1942.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

The Modern American Poster: From the Graphic Design Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York. J. Stewart Johnson. Kyoto: The National Museum of Modern Art. 1983.


Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Propaganda; Soldier


Prints; Politics; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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