They Talked ... This Happened

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  • Art.IWM PST 13902
Art and Popular Design
Place made
Great Britain
Subject period
  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
  • Support: Height 758 mm, Width 501 mm
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  • object category: Poster

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Object description

whole: the two images occupy the majority, with the title integrated and positioned in the upper half, in red outlined white, and in the lower half, in yellow. The text is separate and placed across the top edge, in red and across the bottom edge, in yellow, set against a black background. image: the upper image is a photograph a young couple standing in the street, embracing and kissing. The man is in army uniform and carries a kit bag. In the background, a man and woman look on. The lower image shows a German aircraft dropping bombs at night. text: 'I KNOW WHERE HE'S GOING...' THEY TALKED .. .. THIS HAPPENED CARELESS TALK COSTS LIVES A.G.12. PRINTED FOR H.M. STATIONERY OFFICE BY FOSH AND CROSS LTD., LONDON 51-7345

Physical description

A.G./12 51-7345 PST 19668 is the master copy of a medium format version PST 19666 is the master copy of a small format version Part of a series of posters (see also PST 13904, PST 13905 and PST 13907) A similar poster for distribution in New Zealand was also produced (see PST 16801)

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