[Arabic text] [The Downfall of the Dictators is Assured]

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM PST 15016
Department
Art and Popular Design
Place made
Great Britain
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph and letterpress
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 755 mm, Width 501 mm
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  • object category: Poster
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Category
posters

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Object description

whole: the image is positioned in the upper three-quarters. The title and text are separate and placed in the lower quarter, in black. All set against a yellow background. image: a depiction a raid by British heavy bomber aircraft on a northern Italian industrial town. The aircraft are seen in silhouette from above as they fly in formation over the burning town. The Alps are visible is the background. text: [Arabic text] [RAF heavy bombers often fly for 1,200 miles at a height of 15,000 ft across the Alps to hit industrial cities in Northern Italy. The defeat of dictators is certain.]

Physical description

This poster was printed in Great Britain, presumably for distribution abroad. The same image was used in several other posters (see PST 15012, PST 15014, PST 15015 and PST 15017).

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