Nur die Ruhe kann es Machen

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  • Art.IWM PST 6455
Art and Popular Design
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  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
  • Support: Height 485 mm, Width 905 mm
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  • object category: Poster

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Object description

whole: the image occupies the majority, held within a black border. The title and text are separate and positioned in the lower quarter, in white, set against a black background. image: a battlefield scene, with a British tank under attack from German soldiers in a trench. The soldiers fire a machine gun and throw grenades at the tank, which has caught fire. In the background left, British soldiers advance. In the background right, a group of building are ablaze. text: E. DISTLING Hamburg z/Zt. in Felde 4. J.D. S. Munition gehört nur dem Tommy hinter den Tanks! NUR DIE RUHE KANN ES MACHEN Durchgefahrene Tanks erledigt die Artillerie! Druck v. Verm. Abt. 28 (Gr. Kartenstelle A). Dr. Nr. 576.

Physical description

Dr. Nr. 576.

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All Rights Reserved except for Fair Dealing exceptions otherwise permitted under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, as amended and revised.