Object details

Category
posters
Related period
First World War (production), First World War (content)
Creator
J K S (Undefined)
The Press Printers Ltd, London (printer)
CENTRAL COMMITTEE FOR NATIONAL PATRIOTIC ORGANISATIONS (publisher/sponsor)
Production date
1916
Place made
Great Britain
Materials

Support: paper

medium: lithograph

Dimensions

Support: Height 1016 mm, Width 760 mm

Mount: Height 765 mm, Width 513 mm

Catalogue number
Art.IWM PST 13404

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