Don't spill the good oil

Place Oceania: Australia
Accession Number ARTV07818
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 29.6 x 21 cm
Object type Poster
Physical description colour photolithograph on paper
Maker Armstrong, H B
LHQ, Australia
Date made c 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


A poster published by the Army Land Headquarters to advise army officers not to waste oil. The image is of a soldier spilling petorl all over the ground while he fills up an army truck without looking. Another soldieris telling him off about wasting the petrol. There was a strong focus from the army on not wasting anything especially fuel, which was expensive.