Salvage

Made:
1939-1945 in Leicester
artist:
Cyril Kenneth Bird
and
Cyril Kenneth Bird
and
publisher:
HMSO
printer:
Fleming

Poster, World War II, 'Please put out all your Paper, Metal, Bones, Rags & Rubber for Salvage' by Fougasse. A series of 4 cartoons, each showing housewife throwing 'waste' away; as 'waste' falls from top to bottom of frame it transforms into recycled war product. Accompanying text to cartoons reads "Metal helps to make tanks, Paper helps to make munitions, Rubber helps to make tyres, Bones helps to make planes". Printed by Flemings, Leicester; published by His Majesty's Stationery Office (51-2329). Stamped "L.N.E.R.". Dimensions 39 9/16 x 24 13/16 inches, 100.5 x 63 cm

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1987-9029
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
credit:
British Rail, Records Office