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Related period
Second World War (content)
Münzer, Adolf (Undefined)
Waterlow and Sons Ltd, London EC2, Dunstable and Watford (printer)
British Railways (publisher/sponsor)
Place made
Great Britain

Support: paper

medium: lithograph and letterpress


Support: Height 1007 mm, Width 632 mm

Catalogue number
Art.IWM PST 15179

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