Food Campaign... Grow your own food.

Place Asia: Philippines
Accession Number ARTV00137
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 55.8 x 35.6 cm
Object type Poster
Physical description chromolithograph on card
Maker Zamora, J M
Phillipine Food Commissiion
Place made Philippines: Luzon, Manila
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


First World War Government Food Poster issued by the Government of the Philippines in 1917. The poster encourages civilians to become ' ...Soldiers of the Soil' to grow their own food and raise their own animals as part of the war effort. Featured are 7 black and white illustrations by J.M Zamora. A central image depicts workers in the fields with a female worker in the foreground seeing visions of a battle. The other 6 images run down each side of the poster illustrating the text captions beneath. The title printed in red and blue runs from the centre top to bottom.

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