Magnet: Field Marshall Potato Pete

Custom works

This souvenir magnet shows a British Second World War poster which depicts ‘Potato Pete’ dressed as a Field Marshall. ‘Potato Pete’ was the product of a campaign for healthy eating, the minimisation of waste, and the use of potatoes, instead of bread as a source of carbohydrate.

Field Marshal 'Potato Pete', c. 1939-1945, offset lithograph on paper, 74.8 x 49.4 cm, AWM ARTV01362

Artist unknown 

Dimensions - 5.2 x 7.8 cm