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ID number ARTV02497
Title Those who talk don't know...
Collection Art
Object type Poster
  • Warner, R Malcolm (Artist)
  • LHQ Vic L of C Area (Publisher)
  • LHQ Cartographic Coy, Australian Survey Corps (Printer)
Date made 1943
Medium lithograph
Measurement overall: 510 mm x 384 mm


This security poster reminds people of the dangers of loose talk. The sulpher crested cockatoo is depicted as chatty, but thoughtless and uninformed about his war-related talk, while the owl is shown in its role as wise and considered, choosing correctly not to share its knowledge.