It is Far Better to Face the Bullets...

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  • Art.IWM PST 12052
Art and Popular Design
Place made
Great Britain
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  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
  • Support: Height 432 mm, Width 354 mm
  • Mount: Height 461 mm, Width 358 mm
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  • object category: Poster

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whole: the image occupies the upper half, held within a white border. The title and text are positioned in the lower half, in white outlined dark blue, set against a light blue background and held within a white border. All held within a light blue border. image: a German Zeppelin flying in the night sky is illuminated by a searchlight. Below the airship is a silhouetted London skyline, including St Paul's Cathedral and the Houses of Parliament. text: IT IS FAR BETTER TO FACE THE BULLETS THAN TO BE KILLED AT HOME BY A BOMB JOIN THE ARMY AT ONCE AND HELP TO STOP AN AIR RAID GOD SAVE THE KING ISSUED BY THE PUBLICITY DEPARTMENT, CENTRAL LONDON RECRUITING DEPOT, WHITEHALL, S.W. ANDREW REID AND CO., LTD., 50, GREY STREET, NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE.



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