Object details

Category
Posters
Related period
Second World War (production), Second World War (content)
Creator
GAMES, ABRAM (Undefined)
Fosh and Cross Ltd, London (printer)
Auxiliary Territorial Service (publisher/sponsor)
Her Majesty's Stationery Office (publisher/sponsor)
Production date
1941
Place made
Great Britain
Materials

Support: paper

medium: lithograph

Dimensions

Support: Height 732 mm, Width 485 mm

Catalogue number
Art.IWM PST 18973

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