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ARTV01103

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain,
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number ARTV01103
Title A vital war job - join the Women's Land Army
Collection Art
Object type Poster
Makers
  • Unknown (Artist);
  • Women's Land Army (Publisher);
  • H & G Pty Ltd (Printer);
Place made Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
Date made 1943
Medium Offset lithograph on paper
Measurement overall: 36 x 24.3 cm

Description

Second World War Women's Land Army recruitment poster. The poster depicts a smiling 'land girl' driving a red tractor. In the background is an idealised rural scene of a farmhouse and rolling hills. The title text is superimposed over this in the top half in red and blue ink. The Women's Land Army (WLA) was formed during the Second World War to combat rising labour shortages in the farming sector.