That Kind of Talk Often Leads to Factories Being Bombed

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  • Art.IWM PST 13913
Art and Popular Design
Place made
Great Britain
Subject period
  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
  • Support: Height 743 mm, Width 488 mm
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  • object category: Poster

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Object description

whole: the image is positioned in the upper two-thirds. The title and text are separate and placed in the lower third, in red and in black, set against a white background. Further text is integrated and positioned in the upper left, in red held within a white inset. image: a depiction of a worker standing at the door of a pub, calling out to another worker who plays darts. Several other men and a barmaid occupy the background. Dockyard cranes are visible through the open door. text: HI, BILL! - JUST HEARD THAT E SECTION GOES INTO PRODUCTION TOMORROW WITH THE NEW EXPLOSIVE PUBLIC OP TRANSPORT THAT KIND OF TALK OFTEN LEADS TO FACTORIES BEING BOMBED Never discuss WAR WORK with anybody PRINTED FOR H.M. STATIONERY OFFICE BY LOWE and BRYDONE PRINTERS LTD. LONDON, N.W.10. 51-2749

Physical description

51-2749. A similar poster, warning against careless talk by workers, was also produced (see PST 13938).

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