Treat 'Em Rough - Join the Tanks

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  • Art.IWM PST 2722
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United States of America
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  • medium: lithograph
  • support: paper
  • Support: Height 555 mm
  • Support: Width 355 mm
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  • object category: Poster

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design: wildcat, stylised, aggressively hurling itself forward with bared claws. Below the cat a troop of rhomboidal- shaped tanks advances, with guns spitting fire, over barbed-wire entanglements named (lower left corner of image) : "ANGIET HUTAF" text: "TREAT 'EM ROUGH!" (two lines upper left corner) & "JOIN THE TANKS United States Tank Corps" (three lines base of design) & "MEN NOW ENLISTING AT ARMY RECRUITING STATION" (two lines below image) whole: MODEL