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Poster - 'Be Ready, Join Now', British, World War I, circa 1915 Document Reg. No: HT 27655

Summary:
Large paper poster featuring outline of soldier wearing peaked cap and holding rifle parallel to his body, and bold inscription against yellow background: 'Be Ready / Join Now'. The poster was made to recruite soldiers to serve in World War I. It was published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, London - poster no.81. It was printed by David Allen & Sons, Harrow, Middlesex.
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Large paper poster with yellow background, featuring outline of soldier wearing peaked cap and holding rifle parallel to his body, and bold inscription. Black, white and yellow lines form border. The poster has been adhered to a foam-core backing.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 620 mm (Height), 978 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: world war i 1914-1918, propaganda, 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: 'BE READY / JOIN NOW'. Smaller inscription across bottom, below border: 'PUBLISHED BY THE PARLIAMENTRY RECRUITING COMMITTEE LONDON. POSTER No. 81. PRINTED BY DAVID ALLEN & SONS Ld. HARROW, MIDDLESEX W7153 10M - 7,15'.
Place & Date Made: Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, Great Britain, circa 1915
Publisher: David Allen & Sons Ltd, Harrow, Middlesex, England, Great Britain

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