Less than enough, and we lose

Place North & Central America: Canada
Accession Number ARTV06514
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 81.4 x 63.6 cm
Object type Poster
Physical description photolithograph on paper
Maker Turner, Charles Edward
National Steel Car Corporation, Ltd
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made c.1946
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: External copyright


Canadian war poster with text taken from an address by Ralph P Bell, Director-General, Aircraft Production Branch, Department of Munitions & Supply, Canada, on the occasion of the visit of the Lancaster bomber, August 31, 1942, to the Malton Plant of National Steel Car Corporation, Limited in Canada, where Lancasters were soon to be produced. The poster was distributed in the interest of Canada's war effort. The poster depicts two Lancaster bombers flying overhead, and is taken from the painting by C E Turner in the Illustrated London News.