Feed the guns with war bonds and help to end the war

Place Europe: United Kingdom
Accession Number ARTV05980
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 76 x 50.8 cm
Object type Poster
Physical description chromolithograph on paper
Maker Thomas, Samuel Herbert
H & C Graham Ltd Litho
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


British First World War poster issued to promote the sale of War bonds to help the war effort. The image is positioned right of centre, with a blank area upper left. It is a depiction of a large unmanned howitzer gun with its barrel pointing towards the upper right corner. In front of it in the lower right stand several shells and two large red money bags. The title is positioned across the bottom, in white and red ink against black. Both the image and text are set against a grey background and framed with a geometric border of red rectangular stripes of varying width.