From Mine to Firing Line - More Production

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM PST 17431
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1942
Place made
United States of America
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Materials
  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 1017 mm, Width 723 mm
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  • object category: Poster
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Category
posters

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Object description

whole: the image covers the whole. Text is integrated in black across the top, and angled across the bottom in black and white. image: a truck of coal tended by miners is gradually transformed into a line of artillery shells tended by workers, and these are then loaded into an artillery gun and fired by a soldier. The orange background floor becomes a large arrow beneath the firing gun. text: From Mine to Firing Line MORE PRODUCTION US Government Printing Office War Production Board, War Production Drive Headquarters, Washington D.C.

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