Image: © IWM (Art.IWM PST 0820)

Object Details

Category
Posters
Related period
Pre-1914 (production), Pre-1914 (content)
Creator
Unknown (Undefined)
Eyre and Spottiswoode Ltd (printer)
Royal Naval Division (publisher/sponsor)
Place made
Great Britain, United Kingdom
Materials

Support: paper

medium: lithograph and letterpress

Dimensions

Support: Height 756 mm., Width 509 mm.

Catalogue number
Art.IWM PST 0820

Object associations

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