Back Room Boys: They Also Serve (Power Control)

Place Europe: United Kingdom
Accession Number ARTV02523
Collection type Art
Measurement Sheet: 63 cm x 51 cm
Object type Poster
Physical description offset lithograph on paper
Maker Taylor, Frederick
London Transport
The Baynard Press
Place made United Kingdom
Date made 1939-1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


British Second World War poster created by artist Frederick Taylor for London Transport. The poster features two images within the upper 80% of the poster, with a line drawing of a man working behind the scenes in a control room, and beneath, appearing as the main focal point of the poster is a woman operating levers in what appears to be a plant room. The poster aimed at highlighting the important work of those working behind the scenes in maintaining transport services in London during the war.

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