Join the Wrens - We Still Need You

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM PST 8453
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1944
Place made
Great Britain
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 760 mm, Width 506 mm
Alternative names
  • object category: Poster
Creator
Category
posters

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Object description

whole: the image occupies the majority. The title is integrated and positioned in the upper third, in white. The subtitle is integrated and placed in the lower third, also in white. The text is separate and located across the top edge, in black set against a light blue background, and across the bottom edge, in light blue set against a black background. image: a half-length photograph of a young woman wearing a Women's Royal Naval Service uniform. A large White Ensign is draped behind her, with a seascape visible in the background. text: WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE JOIN THE Wrens H.M.S. WE STILL NEED YOU APPLY TO DIRECTOR W.R.N.S. ADMIRALTY S.W.1 OR THE NEAREST EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGE Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Alf Cooke Ltd., Leeds and London. 51-2079

Physical description

51-2079 PST 19817 is a similar design with a different foreground figure and variant text One of a related set of posters with the same text and variant designs - see master copies PST 3671, PST 8286, PST 19814, PST 19816, PST 19817

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