Prevent Forest Fires! Careless Matches Aid the Axis

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM PST 17442
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1942
Place made
United States of America
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Materials
  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 610 mm, Width 458 mm
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  • object category: Poster
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Category
posters

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whole: the image in a box covers the central two thirds of the whole, with a broad white border. Text in black occupies the top and bottom borders. image: the shadowy caricature of a grinning Japanese soldier holds up a lighted match, while stylised flames spread across the orange background. text: Careless Matches Aid the Axis PREVENT FOREST FIRES! U.S. Government Printing Office U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service

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