|Measurement||sheet: 51.2 cm x 34 cm|
|Physical description||chromolithograph on paper|
Government of Australia
Queen City Printers
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
An Australian First World War recruitment poster, depicting two Australian soldiers, hard pressed by a larger German force, one on the ground appealing for help. Norman Lindsay (1879-1969) was a painter, draughtsman, illustrator, cartoonist, printmaker, writer and sculptor. He joined the Sydney 'Bulletin' magazine as a staff artist, 1901-09, 1910-23 and 1932-58. During the First World War he produced jingoistic cartoons and pro-conscription posters.