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Use Spades not Ships

Poster
1941-1945 (issued)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

'Use Spades not Ships. Grow your own food And Supply Your Own Cookhouse'. Colour lithograph propoganda poster. Signed.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
colour lithograph
Brief Description
'Use Spades not Ships. Grow your own food And Supply Your Own Cookhouse'. Colour lithograph propoganda poster. Designed by Abram Games. Issued by the War Office during the Second World War. Great Britain. c.1941-45.
Physical Description
'Use Spades not Ships. Grow your own food And Supply Your Own Cookhouse'. Colour lithograph propoganda poster. Signed.
Dimensions
  • Height: 745mm
  • Width: 491mm
Dimensions taken from: Summary Catalogue of British Posters to 1988 in the Victoria & Albert Museum in the Department of Design, Prints & Drawing. Emmett Publishing, 1990. 129 p. ISBN: 1 869934 12 1, Checked by measuring in 2018.
Marks and Inscriptions
(Signed.)
Subject depicted
Association
Bibliographic Reference
Summary Catalogue of British Posters to 1988 in the Victoria & Albert Museum in the Department of Design, Prints & Drawing. Emmett Publishing, 1990. 129 p. ISBN: 1 869934 12 1
Other Numbers
  • 14/B9 - V&A microfiche
  • C.22802 - Previous number
Collection
Accession Number
E.151-1980

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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