Back them up!

Place Europe: United Kingdom
Accession Number ARTV02212
Collection type Art
Measurement Sheet: 76.2 x 50.8 cm
Object type Poster
Physical description lithograph on paper
Maker Unknown
H.M. Stationery Office
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1939-1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

This 1942 British Second World War poster was created by His Majesty's Stationary Office on behalf of the Ministry of Information. This poster depicts a convoy of British Crusader tanks speeding through desert.


The poster was likely produced to show the general public the sort of work that was done by Allied navies, with the phrase 'back them up' referring to continuing the fight and efforts on the home front.

This was one of a series of posters all with the same title.

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