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Poster - 'Enlist at Once', British, World War I, 1914-1918 Document Reg. No: HT 27654

Summary:
Elongated paper poster featuring colour image of three soldiers hiding behind a wall, viewed from behind, pointing rifles through gaps in the bricks across a field to trees in the distance. Inscribed ''Enlist at Once', the poster is a World War I recruiting tool, probably British.
Description:
Elongated paper poster on off-white paper, featuring watercolour image of three soldiers hiding behind a wall, viewed from behind, and bold inscription. They are pointing rifles through gaps in the bricks, across a field to trees in the distance. Each wears a khaki jacket, hat and pack. Two black lines form a border around the image. Edges of poster have become a little ragged. The poster is vertically creased in two places; holes in each corner suggest it has been pinned up at some stage.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 280 mm (Height), 875 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: world war i 1914-1918, war effort
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: recruitment
Inscriptions: Printed on front: 'ENLIST AT ONCE'. No artist's signature nor printer's details are visible.
Date made: 1914-1918

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