The Empire Needs Men!

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM PST 17060
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1915-01
Place made
Great Britain
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 747 mm, Width 505 mm
Alternative names
  • object category: Poster
Creator
Category
posters

© IWM (Art.IWM PST 17060)

Object description

whole: the image occupies the upper three-quarters, with the title integrated and positioned across the top edge, in black. The text is separate and positioned in the lower quarter, and integrated and positioned lower right, both in black. All set against a green background and held within a black border. image: an adult male lion, symbolising Britain, stands on a rocky outcrop. Below, stand four young lions symbolising Australia, Canada, India and New Zealand. text: THE EMPIRE NEEDS MEN! AUSTRALIA CANADA INDIA NEW ZEALAND All answer the call. Arthur Wardle Helped by the YOUNG LIONS The OLD LION defies his Foes. ENLIST NOW. PUBLISHED BY THE PARLIAMENTARY RECRUITING COMMITTEE, LONDON. - POSTER NO.58 WT. W. 11062 - 1/15 PRINTED BY STRAKER BROTHERS LTD., 194-200, BISHOPGATE, LONDON.

Physical description

Parliamentary Recruiting Committee Poster No.58. WT.W. 11062. A different text version was also produced (see PST 5110).

Inscription

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Inscription

B

Inscription

JAN 1915

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