Oarsmen - pull all together for victory by enlisting in the sportsmen's 1000

Place Oceania: Australia
Accession Number ARTV06295
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 23.8 x 100 cm
Object type Poster
Physical description red and blue ink block printed on paper
Maker Unknown
Sportsmen's Committee, State Parliamentary Recruiting Committee
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Unlicensed copyright


An Australian First World War recruitment poster for the Sportsmen's 1000 issued by the State Parliamentary Recruiting Committee in 1917. One of a series of long rectangular posters which target specific types of sportsmen and use sporting terms particular to their sport to attract recruits. This poster targets rowers urging then to ' ...pull all together for Victory by enlisting in the Sportsmen's 1000'. Other sports featured were tennis; golf; and football. Text only the posters are printed in blue and red ink, and framed within a blue border.