Our Allies the Colonies - Ceylon Garrison Artillery

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM PST 15419
Art and Popular Design
Place made
Great Britain
Subject period
  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
  • Support: Height 1005 mm, Width 628 mm
Alternative names
  • object category: Poster

© IWM (Art.IWM PST 15419)

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Object description

whole: the main image is positioned in the upper centre, with a smaller image placed in the lower centre. The title is separate and located in the lower half, in red. The text is separate and positioned across the top edge, in white cursive script, in the lower centre, in black, and down each edge, in black held within a brown and white design. Further text is integrated placed in the lower centre, in black outlined orange. All set against a grey background. image: a portrait-length depiction of a soldier of the Ceylon Garrison Artillery. The smaller image is a depiction of the badge of the Ceylon Garrison Artillery. text: The British Colonial Empire ADEN ANTIGUA BAHAMAS BARBADOS BASUTOLAND BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE BERMUDA BRITISH HONDURAS BRITISH SOLOMON IS. BRITISH VIRGIN IS. CEYLON CYPRUS DOMINICA FALKLAND IS. FIJI GAMBIA GIBRALTAR GILBERT AND ELLICE IS. GOLD COAST GRENADA HONG KONG JAMAICA KENYA MALAYA MALTA MAURITIUS MONTSERRAT NEW HEBRIDES NIGERIA NORTH BORNEO NORTHERN RHODESIA NYASALAND PALESTINE ST. HELENA ST. KITTS ST. LUCIA ST. VINCENT SARAWAK SEYCHELLES SIERRA LEONE SOMALILAND SWAZILAND TANGANYIKA TONGA TRANSJORDAN TRINIDAD UGANDA ZANZIBAR Ceylon Garrison Artillery OUR ALLIES THE COLONIES CEYLON QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT [Translation: 'Where Right and Glory Lead'] Printed in England by A.C. Ltd. 51/2372

Physical description

51/2372. Part of a series of posters featuring different colonial regiments of the British Army (see PST 15417, PST 15418, PST 15820 and PST 15421).

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