The Empire Fair

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM PST 10816
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1917
Place made
Great Britain
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 758 mm, Width 507 mm
Alternative names
  • object category: Poster
Creator
Category
posters

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Object description

whole: the image occupies the lower half, with the title and text arranged separately above, in orange-brown, blue and back. Further text and two small images are located across the bottom within a scroll design. image: a British soldier, his right arm amputated, operates a mechanical circular saw against a background of silhouetted advancing British troops. Two small images of a WAF member offering tea to a British soldier and a seated WAF member knitting a sock. text: THE EMPIRE FAIR SAVOY HOTEL FEB 14 and 15 1917 IN AID OF THE LORD ROBERTS MEMORIAL WORKSHOPS FOR DISABLED SOLDIERS AND SAILORS AND THE WAR ACTIVITIES OF THE WOMEN'S AUXILIARY FORCE UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF H.R.H THE DUCHESS OF CONNAUGHT AND H.R.H. PRINCESS CHRISTIAN APPLY FOR TICKETS TO THE SECRETARY W.A.F. 82. VICTORIA STREET. ENTRANCE. 3d AFTER.6.PM 1s 6d

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14 FEB 1917

Inscription

6/R

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