Bombs from Bricks!

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  • Art.IWM PST 14437
Art and Popular Design
Place made
Great Britain
Subject period
  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
  • Support: Height 759 mm, Width 504 mm
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  • object category: Poster

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whole: the image is positioned in the upper half. The title and text are separate and placed in the upper right and lower half, in red-brown and in black. Further text is separate and located along the bottom edge, in white, held within a red-brown inset. All set against a white background. image: a depiction of several bombs, constructed from red bricks, falling through the sky. text: BOMBS FROM BRICKS! Drive the roads! Speed the canteens! Hurry the hostels! Every job on this site rapidly completed will help to increase the output of the war factories - will give us more bombs, more guns, more shells, more planes, more tanks. Men in the fighting services need the weapons made by the munition workers. Munition workers need the hostels made by you. HURRY THE HOSTELS Printed for H.M. STATIONERY OFFICE by Greycaine Ltd, Watford and London. 51-1097

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