Object details

Category
Posters
Related period
Second World War (production), Second World War (content)
Creator
Bannister (Undefined)
Fosh and Cross Ltd, London (printer)
Central Emergency Committee for Nursing (publisher/sponsor)
Order of St John of Jerusalem (publisher/sponsor)
British Red Cross Society (publisher/sponsor)
WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICES (publisher/sponsor)
NATIONAL SERVICE (publisher/sponsor)
Place made
Great Britain
Materials

Support: paper

medium: lithograph

Dimensions

Support: Height 383 mm, Width 256 mm

Catalogue number
Art.IWM PST 19863

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