Finding Aid to British and British Commonwealth war posters from the Second World war, circa 1939-circa 1945

Bancroft Library staff
World War Poster Collection processing and cataloging funded by a bequest of Lt. Col. Edward A. Hoffman. Digitization of this collection was funded by the California Digital Library.
The Bancroft Library
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
© 2010
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid to British and British Commonwealth war posters from the Second World war, circa 1939-circa 1945

Collection number: BANC PIC 2005.171

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
World War Poster Collection processing and cataloging funded by a bequest of Lt. Col. Edward A. Hoffman. Digitization of this collection was funded by the California Digital Library.
Finding Aid Author(s):
Bancroft Library staff
Date Completed:
February 2010
Finding Aid Encoded By:
GenX
© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: British and British Commonwealth war posters from the Second World war
Date (inclusive): circa 1939-circa 1945
Collection Number: BANC PIC 2005.171
Extent: 117 prints (posters) 50 digital objects
Repository: The Bancroft Library.
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

Information for Researchers

Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], British and British Commonwealth war posters from the Second World war, BANC PIC 2005.171, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
War posters, British
World War, 1939-1945 -- Posters
Posters


Container Listing

 

More ships -- come on! : war savings : are warships ... 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:001--D

Creator/Collector: H.M. Stationery Office by j. Weiner Ltd., London W.C.1
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 77 x 51 cm

Additional Note

W.F.P. 171. Issued by the National Savings Committee, London Scottish Savings Committee, Edinburgh: Ulster Savings committee, Belfast: "51-1012"

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03432.jpg

Indexing Terms

Bonds and war finance
Savings bonds
War finance
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Cut it out and lend what you save through war savings 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:002--D

Creator/Collector: H.M. Stationery Office by j. Weiner Ltd., London W.C.1
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 77 x 51 cm

Additional Note

W.F.P. 157. Issued by the National Savings Committee, London Scottish Savings Committee, Edinburgh: Ulster Savings committee, Belfast: "51-188"

Indexing Terms

Bonds and war finance
Savings bonds
War finance
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

May 17-24 : lend to the limit in : war savings : London's war weapons week 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:003--D

Creator/Collector: H.M. Stationery Office by j. Weiner Ltd., London W.C.1
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 75 x 50 cm

Additional Note

"W.F.P.150 Issued by the National Savings Committee, London."/"51-34"

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03437.jpg

Indexing Terms

Bonds and war finance
Military weapons
War finance
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

The Signal is : save 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:004--D

Creator/Collector: H.M. Stationery Office by j. Weiner Ltd., London W.C.1
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 77 x 51 cm

Additional Note

W.F.P. 175. Issued by the National Savings Committee, London Scottish Savings Committee, Edinburgh: Ulster Savings Committee, Belfast: "51-112"

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/mpw00347.jpg

Indexing Terms

Bonds and war finance
War finance
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Warship week 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:005--D

Creator/Collector: H.M. Stationery Office by Gilbt Whitehead & Co. LTD.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 77 x 51 cm

Additional Note

"W.F.P.173"/"51-1014."/"Issued by the National Savings Committee London, the Scottish Savings Committee, Edinburgh & the Ulster Savings Committee, Belfast.": on verso:"B[ ] L[ ] inform May 1942"

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03156.jpg

Indexing Terms

Patriotism
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
War finance
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

National Savings--your security 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:006--D

Creator/Collector: H.M. Stationery Office by Gregcaine Ltd., Watford and London
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 77 x 51 cm

Additional Note

Poster No. 220, Issued by the National Savings Committee, Westminster S.W.1

Indexing Terms

Bonds and war finance
Savings bonds
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

War savings are warships 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:007--D

Creator/Collector: Wilkinson, Norman, 1878- H.M. Stationery by J. Weiner Ltd, London, W.C.1
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 75 x 50 cm

Additional Note

W. F. P.183- Issued by the National Savings Committee London, the Scottish Savings Committee, Edinburgh & the Ulster Savings Committee, Belfast.: "51-1121 (item 2)": on recto, stamped Norman Wilkinson"

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03428.jpg

Indexing Terms

Bonds and war finance
Military weapons
Savings bonds
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Put your trust in the navy & your money in : savings certificates 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:008--D

Creator/Collector: H.M. Stationery Office by Gilbt Whitehead & Co. LTD.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

"W.F.P.129 Issued by the National Savings Committee, London & the Scottish Savings Committee, Edinburgh."/"51-8634"

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03436.jpg

Indexing Terms

Bonds and war finance
Great Britain. Royal Navy
Savings bonds
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Keep It up: Save and lend through the post office savings bank and trustee savings banks 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:009--D

Creator/Collector: H.M. Stationery Office by Strafford & Co., Ltd., Netherfield, Nottingham and London
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 75 x 50 cm

Additional Note

W. F. P.121- Issued by the National Savings Committee London, the Scottish Savings Committee, Edinburgh & the Ulster Savings Committee, Belfast.: "51 8287"

Indexing Terms

Bonds and war finance
Savings bonds
War finance
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Recto: A night-study of a British anti-aircraft gun,...: Verso: Britain and her allied are resolved on this... 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:010--AX

Creator/Collector: F & C Ltd.
Physical Description: 1 print (bookmark)
Dimensions: 18 x 6 cm

Additional Note

Bookmark: Wt. 20239/P.1333 7/41

Indexing Terms

Alliances
Miscellaneous: Military weapons
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Recto: The Bull-dog Breed: Verso: Britain and her allies are resolved on this... 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:011--AX

Creator/Collector: F & C Ltd.
Physical Description: 1 print (Bookmark)
Dimensions: 18 x 6 cm

Additional Note

Bookmark: Wt. 20239/P.1333 7/41

Indexing Terms

Great Britain. Armed Forces
Military operations
Military weapons
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Be careful what you say & where you say it! : careless talk cost lives 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:012--AX

Creator/Collector: Fongasse
Physical Description: 1 print
Dimensions: 32 x 21 cm

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03502.jpg

Indexing Terms

Espionage
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

"... strictly between these four walls!" : careless talk costs lives 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:013--AX

Creator/Collector: Fongasse
Physical Description: 1 print
Dimensions: 32 x 21 cm

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03503.jpg

Indexing Terms

Espionage
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

You never know who's listening! : careless talk costs lives 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:014--AX

Creator/Collector: Fongasse
Physical Description: 1 print
Dimensions: 32 x 21 cm

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03501.jpg

Indexing Terms

Espionage
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

"Strictly between you & me ...." : careless talk costs lives 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:015--AX

Creator/Collector: Fongasse
Physical Description: 1 print
Dimensions: 32 x 21 cm

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03508.jpg

Indexing Terms

Espionage
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

"..... but of course it mustn't go any further!" : careless talk costs lives 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:016--AX

Creator/Collector: Fongasse
Physical Description: 1 print
Dimensions: 32 x 21 cm

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03507.jpg

Indexing Terms

Espionage
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

"........ but for heaven's sake don't say I told you!" : careless talk costs lives 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:017--AX

Creator/Collector: Fongasse
Physical Description: 1 print
Dimensions: 32 x 21 cm

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03506.jpg

Indexing Terms

Espionage
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

"Of course there's no harm in your knowing!" : careless talk costs lives 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:018--AX

Creator/Collector: Fongasse
Physical Description: 1 print
Dimensions: 32 x 21 cm

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03505.jpg

Indexing Terms

Espionage
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

"Don't forget that walls have ears!" : careless talk costs lives 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:019--AX

Creator/Collector: Fongasse
Physical Description: 1 print
Dimensions: 32 x 21 cm

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03504.jpg

Indexing Terms

Espionage
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

The Blackout: Why not wear something white instead? 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:020--D

Creator/Collector: Fongasse
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 74 x 49 cm

Additional Note

Issued in support of the Ministry of War Transport's Road Safety Campaign by the Tilling Group of Companies

Indexing Terms

Civil defense
Safety education
Transportation
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Elephants are out of place in a rush hour queue: So are shoppers! 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:021--D

Creator/Collector: Fongasse
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 74 x 49 cm

Additional Note

Issued in support of the Ministry of War Transport's Road Safety Campaign by the Tilling Group of Companies

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Health and safety
Safety education
Transportation
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

The conductress: Give her a big hand____with (if possible) the exact fare in it! 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:022--D

Creator/Collector: Fongasse
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 74 x 49 cm

Additional Note

Issued in support of the Ministry of War Transport's Road Safety Campaign by the Tilling Group of Companies

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Health and safety
Price regulation
Transportation
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

This is one way to hail a bus___: This is another: Please queue up at a fixed stopped point 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:023--D

Creator/Collector: Fongasse
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 74 x 49 cm

Additional Note

Issued in support of the Ministry of War Transport's Road Safety Campaign by the Tilling Group of Companies

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Health and safety
Safety education
Transportation
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

I do wish our working hours were...staggered! 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:024--D

Creator/Collector: Fongasse
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 74 x 49 cm

Additional Note

Issued in support of the Ministry of War Transport's Road Safety Campaign by the Tilling Group of Companies

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Health and safety
Safety education
Transportation
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

" Some day I really will try waiting for a few minutes to get used to the blackout...if only I'm still here!" 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:025--D

Creator/Collector: Fongasse
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 74 x 49 cm

Additional Note

Issued in support of the Ministry of War Transport's Road Safety Campaign by the Tilling Group of Companies

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Health and safety
Safety education
Transportation
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

We don't play games in the road:--so why do we let our children! 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:026--D

Creator/Collector: Fongasse
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 74 x 49 cm

Additional Note

Issued in support of the Ministry of War Transport's Road Safety Campaign by the Tilling Group of Companies

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Health and safety
Safety education
Transportation
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Don't shine your touch on the driver--shine it on yourself! 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:027--D

Creator/Collector: Fongasse
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 74 x 49 cm

Additional Note

Issued in support of the Ministry of War Transport's Road Safety Campaign by the Tilling Group of Companies

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Health and safety
Safety education
Transportation
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

One way of finding out of the bus is moving is to step straight off it: A better way is to find out first 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:028--D

Creator/Collector: Fongasse
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 74 x 49 cm

Additional Note

Issued in support of the Ministry of War Transport's Road Safety Campaign by the Tilling Group of Companies

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Health and safety
Safety education
Transportation
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

"Yes; there's just time to get across____very nearly!": Please don't take chances 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:029--D

Creator/Collector: Fongasse
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 74 x 49 cm

Additional Note

Issued in support of the Ministry of War Transport's Road Safety Campaign by the Tilling Group of Companies

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Health and safety
Safety education
Transportation
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Although your bus fare might have gone up, it hasn't _____so what about investing the amount it hasn't gone up in war saving certificates? 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:030--D

Creator/Collector: Fongasse
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 74 x 49 cm

Additional Note

Issued in support of the National War Savings Movement by the Tilling Group Companies

Indexing Terms

Bonds and war finance
Savings bonds
Transportation
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

A.T.S. : ask for information at the nearest employment exchange or at any army or A.T.S. recruiting centre 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:031--D

Creator/Collector: Games, A. London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Haworth & Brother LTD
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 73 x 49 cm

Additional Note

"51 2218"

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03469.jpg

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Non-combatant service
Recruiting and enlistment
Women in war
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Serve in the WAAF : with the men who fly 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:032--D

Creator/Collector: Foss London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Lowe & Brydone LTD
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 74 x 50 cm

Additional Note

"51-1190"

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03414.jpg

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Non-combatant service
Recruiting and enlistment
Women in war
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

'You are wanted at this wheel' : 13,000 women drivers are needed at once for the London volunteer ambulance service : enrol now 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:033--D

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03409.jpg

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Non-combatant service
Recruiting and enlistment
Women in war
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Ministry of Labour and National Service: Government appeal to women: 200,000 urgently needed in the A.T.S. now 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:034--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Wm. Brown & Co
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

"51-2076"

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Non-combatant service
Recruiting and enlistment
Women in war
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

"If you ever wish to see good days again be serious now": Join the A.T.S. 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:035--D

Creator/Collector: Fosh & Cross Ltd
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

"G.p.959"

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Non-combatant service
Recruiting and enlistment
Women in war
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Women of Britain come into the factories : ask at any employment exchange for advice and full details 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:036--D

Creator/Collector: Zec London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Lowe & Brydone Printers LTD
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 75 x 50 cm

Additional Note

"51-2171"

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03463.jpg

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: War production
Recruiting and enlistment
Women in war
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Make nursing your war job -- it's war work with a future : ask here for explanatory leaflet 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:037--D

Creator/Collector: M.H.I.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 50 cm

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Non-combatant service
Nurses
War work
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

He's doing his part: Are you doing yours? 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:038--D

Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 85 x 56 cm

Additional Note

Published and distributed under the authority and direction of the director general of aircraft production: Donated to Canada's War Effort by commercial aviation and the T. Eaton Company Limited

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: War production
Recruiting and enlistment
War work
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

It must not happen here 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:039--D

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 51 x 76 cm

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: General
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Men wanted for stretcher parties : ... and they are wanted in : thousands : for a real man's job : apply to your local council now 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:040--D

Creator/Collector: H.M. Stationery by J. Weiner Ltd, London, W.C.1
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

"51-4359"/"A.R.P. 63"

Indexing Terms

Civil defense
Recruiting and enlistment
War work
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

In an air raid ... : if you are out of doors : get under cover at once : if in the open with no cover -- lie down : if your home is within 5 minutes -- go there 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:041--D

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 74 x 50 cm

Additional Note

Verso: "A.R.P. [sic]"

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03379.jpg

Indexing Terms

Civil defense
Safety education
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

n an air raid ... : if you are at home : at night see that your blackout is complete : turn off all gas taps, then turn off gas at main : at all times keep away from windows 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:042--D

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 74 x 50 cm

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03380.jpg

Indexing Terms

Civil defense
Safety education
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

In an air raid ... : what motorists must do : by day : park your car off the main highway close to the kerb. : obey promptly any instructions .. : go to the nearest ... : at night : do the same as by day, but : switch off your headlamp... 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:043--D

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 74 x 50 cm

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03375.jpg

Indexing Terms

Civil defense
Safety education
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

[recto]: Handle carefully: Beware sharp edges on casting 1944 BANC PIC 2005.171:044a--D

Creator/Collector: Giles, Howard, 1876-1955 U.S. Government Printing Office Washington, D.C.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 71 x 26 cm

Additional Note

U. S. Government Printing Office-0-596233: Reproduced by the United States Department of Labor, Division of Labor Standards, Washington, D.C. By Permission of the Ministry of Labour and National Service, London

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Health and safety
Recycled products
Safety education
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

[verso]: keep oil off floors 1944 BANC PIC 2005.171:044b--D

Creator/Collector: Giles, Howard, 1876-1955
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)

Indexing Terms

World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

[recto]: See over your load 1944 BANC PIC 2005.171:045a--D

Creator/Collector: U.S. Government Printing Office Washington, D.C.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 71 x 26 cm

Additional Note

U. S. Government Printing Office-0-596234: Reproduced by the United States Department of Labor, Division of Labor Standards, Washington, D.C. By Permission of the Ministry of Labour and National Service, London

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Health and safety
Safety education
War work
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

[verso]: Yank them out! 1944 BANC PIC 2005.171:045b--D

Creator/Collector: U.S. Government Printing Office Washington, D.C.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)

Indexing Terms

World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

The Things you make may not excite or seem important in the fight, the navy needs them every one to keep the Axis on the run. : remember -- you are on war work 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:046--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Multi Machine Plates LTD.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 77 x 51 cm

Additional Note

"51-2363"/"Issued by the Admiralty": Great Britain. Ministry of Defence (Navy)

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03470.jpg

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: War production
Great Britain. Royal Navy
Industrial mobilization
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Tighten your grip! 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:047--D

Creator/Collector: Newbould, Frank Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Fosh & Cross Ltd
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

"51/2085"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

It shall not happen here!: How the beastly business begins 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:048--D

Creator/Collector: Unknown London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Multi Machine Plates LTD.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 64 x 51 cm

Indexing Terms

Jews
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Beat 'firebomb fritz' : Britain shall not burn : Britain's fire guard is Britain's defence 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:049--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Fosh & Cross LTD
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

On verso:" BLI 1942 Nat. dup. ": "51-95[sic]"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Civil defense
Fires
Propaganda
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Mightier yet! : Britain's mechanised army grows stronger every day 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:050--D

Creator/Collector: Pym, Harold Watford : London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Greycaine Ltd.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

"51-8736"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Great Britain. Army
Miscellaneous: Military weapons
Propaganda
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

"Never was so much owed by so many to so few" : the Prime Minister 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:051--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Lowe & Brydon Printers, Ltd
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 77 x 51 cm

Additional Note

"51-2038"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Great Britain. Royal Air Force
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

The "Time & Tide" Map of the Atlantic Charter 1942 BANC PIC 2005.171:052--F

Creator/Collector: Gill, Mac Donald London: George Philip & Son Ltd
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 88 x 114 cm

Additional Note

Geographical Institute

Indexing Terms

Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

War production : make your money provide the driving power : put it into the post office savings bank 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:053--F

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Johnson Riddle & Co. Ltd.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 74 x 92 cm

Additional Note

"51-4479."/"P.R.D. 263"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: War production
War finance
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

The British commonwealth of nations : together 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:054--

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by J. Weiner Ltd
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 101 x 153 cm

Additional Note

"51-8497"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Commonwealth countries
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

The Statute of Westminster : ... the crown is the symbol of the free association of the members of the British Commonwealthof Nations ... : 1931 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:055--D

Creator/Collector: New York : British Information Services
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 56 cm

Additional Note

"Lithographed in U. S. A.": British Information Services, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Commonwealth countries
Miscellaneous: International relations
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Thank you says the soldier : caring for evacuees is a national service : issued by the Ministry of Health 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:056--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by J. Weiner Ltd
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942": "51-22"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Charitable organization
Family
War work
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Will you give a helping hand too? : your help is wanted. See your local billeting officer now! :: Issued by the Ministry of Health 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:057--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by J. Weiner Ltd.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942": "51-22"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: General
Family
War work
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

You are wanted too! : join the A.T.S. 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:058--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by A. C. Ltd.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

"51-2075": on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Non-combatant service
Women in war
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Make nursing your war job -- it's war work with a future ask here for explanatory leaflet 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:059--D

Creator/Collector: Charles & Read Ltd.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Grt Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Non-combatant service
Nurses
War work
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Women's Royal Naval Service : join the Wrens and free a man for the fleet 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:060--D

Creator/Collector: Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by J. Weiner Ltd
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Grt Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942": Stamped: Printed in England: "51-381"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Non-combatant service
Recruiting and enlistment
Women in war
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Victory is in your hands! : tighten your grip : get into war work 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:061--D

Creator/Collector: Printed for H.M. S.O. by Johnson Riddle & Co. Ltd.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942": "51-2193"/"Issued by Ministry of Labour and National Service."

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: War production
Industrial mobilization
Women in war
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Women! you are needed in : the National Fire Service : as full time or part-time members : you can train to be a telephonist, despatch rider, driver, canteen worker and for many other duties. : apply for particulars to nearest fire station ... 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:062--D

Creator/Collector: Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Geo. Gibbons Ltd.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 50 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942": on Recto: Stamped "Printed in Great Britain": "51-2219"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Non-combatant service
Fires
Women in war
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Mothers : let them go -- give them a chance of greater safety and health : ministry of health evacuation scheme 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:063--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by J. Weiner Ltd.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942": "51-9946"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Health and safety
Public health
Safety education
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

She's in the ranks too! : caring for evacuees is a national service : issued by the Ministry of Health 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:064--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by J. Weiner Ltd. Ny
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942": "51-22"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Non-combatant service
Family
War work
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

You have a house : your friends have a house : you may lose yours but they'll put you up for a time : arrange now with friends or relatives in another part of the town to go ... : fix things up now 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:065--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Lowe & Brydone Printers LTD
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Grt.Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942" : "51-2131."

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Non-combatant service
Economic aspects
Safety education
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Leaders of the Royal Air Force 1941 BANC PIC 2005.171:066--D

Creator/Collector: London : Chromoworks LTD.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 50 x 76 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942": "ACP 16 . 8. 1941"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Great Britain. Royal Air Force
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

You need me for proper nourishment say 'Potato Pete' 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:067--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by J. Weiner Ltd.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 26 x 76 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942": "51-8928"

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Health and safety
Food supply
Health education
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

I'm a protective food says 'Potato Pete' 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:068--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by J. Weiner Ltd.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 26 x 76 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942": 51-8928

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Food supply
Food conservation
Health education
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Every rivet a bullet: speed the ships 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:069--D

Creator/Collector: Lucas, the artist [London] : Fosh & Cross Ltd.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 50 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Gt. Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942": "(F 365). Wt. 18115. 15.000. 6 41 Gp. 961."

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: War production
Industrial mobilization
Weapons industry
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Every rivet a bullet : speed the ships 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:070--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by J. Weiner LTD.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Gt. Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942":: "51-9909": Stamped on verso "Made in England"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: War production
Industrial mobilization
Weapons industry
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

City of Westminster. : public air raid shelters 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:071--D

Creator/Collector: London : Harrison & Ltd., Printers
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Gt.Brit Min. of Infom. 5/1/42":"44-47"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Civil defense
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Fall in the fire-bomb fighters! 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:072--D

Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 77 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942": Issued by the Ministry of Home Security: "Printed in Great Britain":"51-8538"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Civil defense
Fires
Recruiting and enlistment
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

National service : the untrained are a: liability -- the trained are an asset 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:073--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, LTD.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Gt.Brit Min. of Infom. 5/1/42":"51-9481"/"N.S.P.35."

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Miscellaneous: Patriotism
Propaganda
War work
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

'Arf a mo' : national service needs you : learn now! -- be ready! 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:074--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Fosh & Cross LTD Bert, Thomas
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Gt.Brit Ministry of Information 5/1/42":"(51/4121)"/"N.S.P. 40."

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Civil defense
Recruiting and enlistment
War work
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Civil Defence is the business of the citizen...: you in reserved occupations...enrol today 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:075--D

Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Gt.Brit Min. of Information. 5/1/42": "N.S.P. 16"

Indexing Terms

Civil defense
Recruiting and enlistment
War work
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Westminster needs you : now : ARP : in your own interest enquire how you can help! 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:076--D

Creator/Collector: London : W. H. Smith & Son., LTD.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942": "2 M 2/38 15840"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Civil defense
Recruiting and enlistment
War work
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Turn this raw material into war material! 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:077--D

Creator/Collector: Bradford : W. E. Berry Ltd.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 77 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Gt.Brit Min. of Information 5/1/42": "Design No. 258."

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: Rationing and conservation
Recycled products
Weapons industry
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

What I know -- I keep to myself : careless talk costs lives 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:078--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Lowe & Brydone
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Fr Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942": Stamped: "Made in England"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Espionage
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Don't help the enemy! : careless talk may give away vital secrets 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:079--D

Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 75 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942":

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Espionage
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Keep mum -- she's not so dumb! : careless talk costs lives 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:080--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Lowe & Brydone Printers LTD.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 77 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Fr.Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942":"51-101"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Espionage
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Torpedo : the Axis 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:081--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by H. N.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

Issued by the Admiralty : "51-9410"/Stamped on the back of poster: "British Information Services 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York City"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Military weapons
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
Weapons industry
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

'Spot at sight' chart no. 1 : enemy uniforms 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:082--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Fosh & Cross LTD.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 77 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942": "(51-990)"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Germany. Armed Forces
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

'Spot at sight' chart no. 2 : enemy uniforms 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:083--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by J. Weiner. Ltd.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942": "51-990"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Germany. Armed Forces
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Two years ago the British Empire stood alone ... : today, four-fifths of the world is united against Axis tyranny 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:084--D

Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 64 x 48 cm

Additional Note

Stamped on the back of poster: "British Information Services 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York City": on verso: "Gt. Brit 2"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Alliances
Miscellaneous: International relations
Propaganda
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

The Life -- line is firm : thanks to the : merchant navy 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:085--D

Creator/Collector: Wood, Charles London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by St. Michael's Press, Ltd.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942": Stamped "Printed in England" on recto: "5/1131."

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Merchant marine
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Allied air offensive against Germany : up to January 1st 1941 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:086--D

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by J. Weiner Ltd
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942":"51-8502"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Alliances
Great Britain. Royal Air Force
Military operations
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Radiolocation: train with the army or with the A,T.S. 1943 BANC PIC 2005.171:087--D

Creator/Collector: Games, A. Watford: Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Greycaine Limted
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 77 x 51 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942": 51, 1113: RR 43

Indexing Terms

Great Britain. Army
Military recruiting: General or Miscellaneous
Women in war
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Over 1,000,000 tons of Axis shipping sunk in the North Sea and English channel 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:088--D

Physical Description: 1 print (poster)

Additional Note

on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942":

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Combat
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Over 1,250,000 tons of Axis shipping sunk in the central Mediterranean 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:089--D

Creator/Collector: London : Chromoworks Ltd.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 50 cm

Additional Note

Stamped on the back of poster: "British Information Services 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York City"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Combat
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Britain -- spearhead of attack 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:090--D

Creator/Collector: Blake, F. Donald
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 44 x 66 cm

Additional Note

"British Information Services 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York City" on recto

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Combat
Military operations
Propaganda
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Freedom shall prevail! 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:091--D

Creator/Collector: London : Fosh & Cross, Ltd
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 51 x 76 cm

Additional Note

Stamped on the back of poster: "British Information Services 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York City": on verso: " WWII England Misc. Flags-[sic] flags & insignia": "(51-9953)"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

RN : catafighters : RAF 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:092--D

Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 61 x 33 cm

Additional Note

"British Information Services 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York City"

Additional Note

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Indexing Terms

Combat
Great Britain. Royal Air Force
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Flight: Identification Chart of American Aircraft 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:093--C

Creator/Collector: "flight" Publishing Co. Ltd. London
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 56 x 38 cm

Additional Note

cardboard with hanging string

Indexing Terms

Miscellaneous: Military weapons
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Give thanks to the everyday heroes of : Britain's merchant navy 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:094--

Creator/Collector: London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by J. Weiner Ltd
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 101 x 153 cm

Additional Note

on Verso: "Brit Lit of Infom. May 1942": "51-9908"

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/msp03112.jpg

Indexing Terms

Great Britain. Royal Navy
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Air support Qantas Empire Airways: Continuous Service 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:095--F

Creator/Collector: Jardine, Walter Sydney : Wm. Brooks & Co. Ltd. Litho.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 101 x 62 cm

Indexing Terms

Australia
Military supplies
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

New Zealand: Ally Down Under 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:096--F

Creator/Collector: Dugo
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 81 x 61 cm

Additional Note

Issued by the New Zealand Legation, Washington, D.C. Printed in U.S.A.

Indexing Terms

New Zealand
Patriotism
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

New Zealand : fights 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:097--F

Creator/Collector: Peel
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 81 x 61 cm

Additional Note

See Attached Note to the poster that folding on verso: Issued by the New Zealand Legation, Washington, D.C.

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/mpw00397.jpg

Indexing Terms

New Zealand
Patriotism
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

New Zealand Fight : in Pacific Skies 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:098--F

Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 62 x 82 cm

Additional Note

Issued by the New Zealand Legation, Washington, D.C. Printed in U.S.A.

Indexing Terms

New Zealand
Patriotism
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Let's go...South Africa! 1942 BANC PIC 2005.171:099--F

Creator/Collector: Pretoria: Printed B.P.W. & Moibile Map Printing Coy.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 94 x 62 cm

Additional Note

South African Legation Washington, D.C. '43 on verso

Indexing Terms

Patriotism
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Help forge the victory 1941 BANC PIC 2005.171:100--F

Creator/Collector: Montgomery Pretoria: The Government Printer
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 102 x 63 cm

Additional Note

South African Legation Washington, D.C. '43 on verso

Indexing Terms

Patriotism
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

[South African Language] Hou Die Yster warm vir viyheid (translation in wrtten: "Keep the Iron hot for Victory") 1941 BANC PIC 2005.171:101--F

Creator/Collector: Montgomery Pretoria: Die Staatsdurkker
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 102 x 64 cm

Additional Note

South African Legation Washington, D.C. '43 on verso

Indexing Terms

Patriotism
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

[South African Language] Steeds Getrou OP Die Pad Van Suid-Afrika (translation in wrtten: "Ever [sic] on the road of South Africa") 1941 BANC PIC 2005.171:102--F

Creator/Collector: Pretoria: Die Staatsdrukker
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 102 x 64 cm

Additional Note

South African Legation Washington, D.C. '43 on verso

Indexing Terms

Patriotism
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

The Double Threat: Hold them off 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:103--F

Creator/Collector: CT. Ltd.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 99 x 61 cm

Additional Note

South African Legation Washington, D.C. '43 on verso: "XHX":

Indexing Terms

Patriotism
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

[South African Language] Die Drag Van Die Dag Nir Oorlogstyd: Die Enigste... 1941 BANC PIC 2005.171:104--F

Creator/Collector: Montgomery Pretoria: Die Staatsdrukker
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 102 x 64 cm

Additional Note

South African Legation Washington, D.C. '43 on verso: "Recruiting Poster (for Afrikaans)

Indexing Terms

Military recruiting: General or Miscellaneous
Patriotism
Propaganda
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Give to the Red Cross "The Banner of the Legion of Mercy" 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:105--F

Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 102 x 64 cm

Additional Note

"T&C"

Indexing Terms

Australia
Patriotism
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

New Guinea victories 1944 BANC PIC 2005.171:106--D

Creator/Collector: Lilley Printed by authority-L.H.Q. Cartographic Coy., Aust. Survey Corps.
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 53 x 76 cm

Additional Note

Issued by Directory General Army Public Relations: L.H.Q. /Misc/6494

Indexing Terms

Australia
Military operations
Propaganda
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

New Zealand: Fights for the Future 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:107a & b--D

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 56 x 71 cm

Additional Note

See accompanying note filed as 2005.171:107b--AX, for provenance (New Zealand Legation, Washington D.C.)

Indexing Terms

Family
Propaganda (Anti-German, Anti-Japanese, Anti-Italian)
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Target for To-night: Are you prepared for the Blackout? 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:108--D

Creator/Collector: A.H. Pettifer, Actg Gov't Printer
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 70 x 49 cm

Additional Note

Issued by National Emergency Service N.S.W.: On verso: " New Zealand"

Indexing Terms

Civil defense
New Zealand
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Air crews wanted now! : Wanted immediately for the R.A.A.F...Apply 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:109--D

Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 76 x 49 cm

Additional Note

on verso: "Australia?": "AF1"

Indexing Terms

Australia
Military recruiting: General or Miscellaneous
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

keep them flying!: There's a job for you in the W.A.A.A.F 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:110--D

Creator/Collector: Jardine, Walter
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 51 x 61 cm

Indexing Terms

Australia
Military recruiting: General or Miscellaneous
Women in war
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Join the womens army: "Take my chair --I'm wanted at the battlefront": A.W.A.S.: Australian Womens Army Service 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:111--D

Creator/Collector: McCowan, Ian
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 61 x 48 cm

Additional Note

Reproduced by Second Aust. Army Svy Mob. The Prod. Sect.

Indexing Terms

Australia
Military recruiting: General or Miscellaneous
Women in war
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

There's a job for : you : in the A.W.A.S : the service that is "uniformly" smart! : join the A.W.A.S : Australian Women's Army Service 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:112--D

Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 50 x 64 cm

Additional Note

Another copy available online from the University of Minnesota Digital Library Services: http://digital.lib.umn.edu/IMAGES/reference/mswp/mpw00368.jpg

Indexing Terms

Australia
Military recruiting: General or Miscellaneous
Women in war
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

The Development of Self-Government In British India 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:113--D

Creator/Collector: Published by British Information Services
Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 75 x 56 cm

Additional Note

Litho. In U.S.A.

Indexing Terms

Civilian participation: General
India
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Thanks! Now I can join my fighting unit...release a man--join the A.W.A.S.: full particulars from A.W.A.S 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:114--AX

Physical Description: 1 print
Dimensions: 26 x 18 cm

Additional Note

Printed in Australia

Indexing Terms

Australia
Military recruiting: General or Miscellaneous
Women in war
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Do a worthwhile job: join the Australian Army Medical Women's Service 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:115--AX

Creator/Collector: Waller, Napier
Physical Description: 1 print
Dimensions: 24 x 37 cm

Additional Note

"Reproduced by courtesy of "The Australian". Printed in Australia.

Indexing Terms

Military recruiting: General or Miscellaneous
War work
Women in war
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters

 

Help The Red Cross to save lives: Give money and help! : Join your local Red Cross Branch! 1939-1945 BANC PIC 2005.171:116--D

Physical Description: 1 print (poster)
Dimensions: 25 x 51 cm

Additional Note

Cardboard. Printed in Australia

Indexing Terms

Australia
Civilian participation: Non-combatant service
War work
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Posters