Your king and country need you: enlist now

Place Europe: United Kingdom
Accession Number ARTV08137
Collection type Art
Measurement Sheet: 77 x 51.6cm
Object type Poster
Physical description chromolithograph on paper
Maker Parliamentary Recruiting Committee
L S & Co.
Place made United Kingdom
Date made 1914
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee (Poster No. 5), this First World War British poster aims at encouraging men to enlist in the army. The primary text is printed in blue and is set against a white background. An image of the Union Jack appears behind the text, clearly appealing to the patriotism of the men of Britain.