Object details

Category
Posters
Related period
Second World War (content)
Creator
Unknown (Undefined)
Uganda Printing and Publishing Co Ltd (printer)
Ugandan Government (publisher/sponsor)
Ugandan National Service Committee (publisher/sponsor)
Place made
Uganda
Materials

Support: paper

medium: letterpress

Dimensions

Support: Height 507 mm, Width 314 mm

Mount: Height 520 mm, Width 346 mm

Catalogue number
Art.IWM PST 15345

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