"Doing a grand job!" Join the WAAAF

Unit Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force
Place Oceania: Australia
Accession Number ARTV05170
Collection type Art
Measurement overall: 100 x 63.5 cm
Object type Poster
Physical description Offset lithograph on paper
Maker Northfield, James
RAAF Publications Unit
Unknown
Date made 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Australian Second World War recruitment poster by James Northfield. The poster depicts an attractive young Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force recruit. in the background to the right of the main figure is a montage of the various duties undertaken by the WAAAF. The WAAAF was formed in March 1941and disbanded in 1947. It was set up to release male personnel serving in Australia to serve overseas.