Who Can Beat this Plucky Four?

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  • Art.IWM PST 13632
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  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
  • Support: Height 760 mm, Width 501 mm
  • Mount: Height 791 mm, Width 509 mm
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  • object category: Poster

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whole: the image occupies the whole. The title is integrated and positioned in the upper quarter, in red outlined black. The text is integrated and positioned in the lower quarter, also in red outlined black. image: full-length depictions of four soldiers, one English, one Scottish, one Welsh, and one Irish. The Irish soldier stands behind the other three, who kneel on the ground. Each soldier carries a rifle, with a flag representing his country attached to the bayonet. text: WHO CAN BEAT THIS PLUCKY FOUR? BUT ALL THE SAME WE'RE WANTING MORE JAMES WALKER (Dublin) LTD. DUBLIN. W.T.P. 47, 7,500 6/15

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W.T.P. 47. 7,500.




1874. Double-Crown Pictorial Poster. Kaiser holding poster 'Ireland's Old fighting Spirit. Thousands joining the Colours. Published by Department of Recruiting for Ireland. Presented by H.M.Stationery Office, Dublin. [sic - refers to a different poster]

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