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British WWI Posters

Following the outbreak of war in 1914, the conflict rapidly grew towards ‘Total War‘.
During the early years of the war, poster design and distribution in Britain was organized by the War Propaganda Bureau run out of Wellington House in London. Many of the designs and content of the posters produced during this period were decided internally without oversight from the British Parliament. From 1916 onward, the production of posters and propaganda was centralized through the British Government and, by 1918, were run primarily by the British Ministry for Information.
All posters in this collection are printable in high definition.
London opinion "Your country needs you" / Alfred Leete.
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Britons! Your country needs you / Printed by Saunders & Cullingham, 2 & 3 Burgon Street, Carter Lane, London, E.C.

Britons! Your country needs you / Printed by Saunders & Cullingham, 2 ...

Poster showing map of British Isles behind text. Poster no. 23. Wt. 8936. 50M. 1632/12/14. Title from item.

Your king & country need you to maintain the honour and glory of the British Empire / Lawson Wood '14 ; Dobson, Molle & Co. Ltd., Color Printers, Edinr. & London.

Your king & country need you to maintain the honour and glory of the B...

Poster showing a Scottish soldier in uniform with kilt, standing on a street corner in a Belgian village. Caption: A wee "scrap o' paper" is Britain's bond. Copyright Dobson, Molle & Co. Ltd. Poster no. 17. Tit... more

His Majesty's Army ... vacancies exist

His Majesty's Army ... vacancies exist

Recruiting poster for British Army shows four Army units, Hussars, Highlanders, Infantry and the Army Service Corps. Drawings of soldiers in uniform by Ernest Ibbetson and John McNeill. Title from item.

Rally round the flag. Every fit man wanted / H.T. & Co.

Rally round the flag. Every fit man wanted / H.T. & Co.

Poster is text only, with small British flag at top. Poster no. 2. No. 4824. Title from item.

The scrap of paper - Prussia's perfidy - Britain's bond [...] Enlist to-day / Hanbury, Tomsett & Co., London, N.W.

The scrap of paper - Prussia's perfidy - Britain's bond [...] Enlist t...

Poster showing signatures and seals on a treaty, with lengthy text. Text continues: The Treaty of 1839 (which the German Chancellor tore up, remarking that it was only "a scrap of paper") said: "Belgium....shal... more

Canada's egg opportunity

Canada's egg opportunity

Poster shows a large chicken, two figures representing Great Britain and Canada, and four eggs, representing egg production in Canada and sales to Britain. Text continues: Very little eggs for such a big bird. ... more

Rally round the flag. Every fit man wanted / L.S. & Co.

Rally round the flag. Every fit man wanted / L.S. & Co.

Poster is text only, with small British flag at top. Poster no. 2. W. 8839 12/14. Title from item.

"England expects every man to do his duty" and join the army to-day / H.T. & Co.

"England expects every man to do his duty" and join the army to-day / ...

Poster is text only, with small armorial device of King George V. Poster no. 1. W 7810-14. Title from item.

Canada's butter opportunity

Canada's butter opportunity

Poster shows four plates of butter, representing the amount of butter Canada sold to Great Britain before the war, the shortage of butter in Britain due to the war, and how much butter Canada has sold twelve ye... more

Britain's strong arm, and yours, will carry us through. Enlist now / Printed by The Clerkenwell Press, Ltd., 76 & 78 Clerkenwell Rd., London, E.C.

Britain's strong arm, and yours, will carry us through. Enlist now / P...

Poster is text only. Wt. 9488 30M. 12/14. Poster no. 28. Title from item.

The Jews the world over love liberty, have fought for it & will fight for it ... enlist with the infantry Reinforcements

The Jews the world over love liberty, have fought for it & will fight ...

Poster shows a soldier cutting the bonds from a Jewish man, who strains to join a group of soldiers running in the distance and says, "You have cut my bonds and set me free - now let me help you set others free... more

Canada's pork opportunity / E. Henderson.

Canada's pork opportunity / E. Henderson.

Poster shows two figures representing Great Britain and Canada exchanging money for a pig. A large hog indicates how many pounds of pork Britain buys and the smaller pig represents how much Canada sells. Text c... more

Men of the empire to arms! God save the king! / H.W. & V., Ld.

Men of the empire to arms! God save the king! / H.W. & V., Ld.

Text continues: "We are fighting for a worthy purpose, and we shall not lay down our arms until that purpose has been fully achieved." The King. Poster is text only, with small armorial device of King George V.... more

Follow me! Your country needs you / Elk ; Printed by Hill, Siffken & Co. (L.P.A. Ltd.), Grafton Works, London, N.

Follow me! Your country needs you / Elk ; Printed by Hill, Siffken & C...

Poster showing a half-length portrait of a soldier. Poster no. 11. W. 8105 25 M. 11/14. Title from item.

Britain's new million army. Complete the second half million. ...
Your king and country need you. Enlist now / H.W. & V. Ld.

Your king and country need you. Enlist now / H.W. & V. Ld.

Poster showing text with small armorial device of King George V, against a background of the British flag. Poster no. 5. W 3004 11/14. Title from item.

Your king & country need you. Another 100,000 men wanted. [...]

Your king & country need you. Another 100,000 men wanted. [...]

133,000, 8/14. Poster is text only. Title from item.

Canada's beef opportunity

Canada's beef opportunity

Poster shows figures of steers with beef statistics indicating how much beef Britain buys and how much Canada sells to Britain. Text continues: Speed up. We must do better. Title from item.

Your king and country need you. Join the army until the war is over / L.S. & Co.

Your king and country need you. Join the army until the war is over / ...

Poster is text only, with small armorial device of King George V. Poster no. 3. W. 7810. 11/14. Title from item.

Wanted - Royal Navy / printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office by W.P. Griffith & Sons Ltd., Prujean Square, Old Bailey, London, E.C.

Wanted - Royal Navy / printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office by W...

Poster is text only, with arms and monogram of George V above, listing positions in the Royal Navy with qualifying age and weekly pay. [3613] G222 100M 2/15 110. Title from item.

Stand not upon the order of your going, but go at once. Shakespeare, Macbeth 3-4. Enlist now / printed by Bemrose & Sons Ltd., London and Derby.

Stand not upon the order of your going, but go at once. Shakespeare, M...

Poster is text only. Poster no. 52. Title from item.

There are three types of men. Those who hear the call and obey, those who delay, and - the others. To which do you belong? / printed by the Abbey Press, 32 & 34 Great Peter Street, Westminster, S.W.

There are three types of men. Those who hear the call and obey, those ...

Poster is text only. Poster no. 103. Title from item.

Mr. Joseph Devlin, M.P., and the Irish brigade. Irishmen, do your duty in this righteous cause and join the Irish brigade / Hely's Limited, Dublin.

Mr. Joseph Devlin, M.P., and the Irish brigade. Irishmen, do your duty...

Title from item. Includes quote from Devlin, wishing the Irish Brigade well. Poster is text only. 5,000, Wt./P.651, 3,15.

A Y.M.C.A. cellar in Flanders / Wright.

A Y.M.C.A. cellar in Flanders / Wright.

Poster showing a YMCA facility for soldiers, including distribution of books and supplies, and men in uniform relaxing, reading, writing, and smoking. Illustration is by Edgar Wright. Title from item.

Royal Naval Division at work & play / Stewart Browne ; distributed by the Walturdaw Co. Ltd., 46 Gerrard St., London, W.

Royal Naval Division at work & play / Stewart Browne ; distributed by ...

Poster showing sailors with rifles on a bank, and a launch headed out towards numerous ships offshore. Title from item.

Put your back into it and help to give the final push. Sign the enlistment form / James Walker (Dublin) Ltd.

Put your back into it and help to give the final push. Sign the enlist...

Poster showing Allied soldiers, left, and German soldiers, each group struggling to push a huge red ball "Victory" over a peak. Title from item. Warrant No. 6211-12000-H.M.S.O.

Daddy, what did you do in the great war? / designed and printed by Johnson, Riddle & Co., Ltd., London, S.E.

Daddy, what did you do in the great war? / designed and printed by Joh...

Poster showing a pensive man with his daughter on his lap, while a boy plays with toy soldiers at his feet. Title from item. Poster no. 79.

Soldiers' separation allowances. Increased rates from March 1, 1915 [...] / H. W. & V. Ld.

Soldiers' separation allowances. Increased rates from March 1, 1915 [....

Poster is text only, including lengthy descriptions of conditions and qualifications for allowances to families and dependants, "whether related or not." Poster no. 72. W. 13250. 3/15. Title from item.

Lads, you're wanted: go and help / printed by David Allen & Sons Ld., Harrow, Middlesex.

Lads, you're wanted: go and help / printed by David Allen & Sons Ld., ...

Poster showing soldiers charging over a hill, in silhouette. Poster no. 78. Title from item.

Remember Belgium--Enlist to-day / Henry Jenkinson Ltd., Kirkstall, Leeds.

Remember Belgium--Enlist to-day / Henry Jenkinson Ltd., Kirkstall, Lee...

Poster showing a soldier standing defiant as a woman and child flee a burning village. Poster no. 19. Title from item.

3 questions to employers [...] More men are wanted to-day. What can you do? / printed by Bemrose & Sons Ltd., London and Derby.

3 questions to employers [...] More men are wanted to-day. What can yo...

Poster is text only, inferring ways in which employers can encourage men to enlist. Poster no. 70. Title from item.

Belgian Red Cross fund / printed by Johnson, Riddle & Co., Ltd., London S.E.

Belgian Red Cross fund / printed by Johnson, Riddle & Co., Ltd., Londo...

Poster showing Belgian refugees and soldiers. Title from item. Please send donations to: The President, Baron C. Goffinet, 3 Savoy Court, London, W.C.

Take up the sword of justice / B.P.

Take up the sword of justice / B.P.

Poster shows a classical figure, with arms raised, holding a sword. The figure is surrounded by drowning people and in the background the oceanliner Lusitania is sinking. Title from item.

Rugby union footballers are doing their duty. Over 90% have enlisted. British athletes! Will you follow this glorious example? / printed by Johnson, Riddle & Co., Ltd., London, S.E.

Rugby union footballers are doing their duty. Over 90% have enlisted. ...

Poster showing two half-length portraits side by side, of a rugby player and of a soldier. "This is not the time to play games" (Lord Roberts). "Every player who represented England in Rugby international match... more

Orphelinat des armée / Frank Brangwyn.

Orphelinat des armée / Frank Brangwyn.

Poster showing a mother resting her head on an empty table in despair, as her children look on. Text continues: Assurer aux petits orphelins: Le foyer et la tendresse maternelle; L'éducation au pays; Une carriè... more

The "scrap of paper." Enlist to-day / Johnson, Riddle & Co., Ltd., London, S.E.

The "scrap of paper." Enlist to-day / Johnson, Riddle & Co., Ltd., Lon...

Poster showing signatures and seals on a treaty. Caption: These are the signatures and seals of the representatives of the Six Powers to the "Scrap of Paper" - the Treaty signed in 1839 guaranteeing the indepen... more

Learn to adjust your respirator correct and quick. Don't breathe while doing it, and this won't happen to you / W. G. Thayer.

Learn to adjust your respirator correct and quick. Don't breathe while...

Poster showing a soldier on the battlefield, collapsing and clutching his throat as a result of poison gas. Title from item.

At Neuve Chapelle. Your friends need you. Be a man / designed and lithographed by Frank Brangwyn, A.R.A. ; printed by The Avenue Press, Ltd., Bouverie St., London, Eng.

At Neuve Chapelle. Your friends need you. Be a man / designed and lith...

Poster showing soldiers in battle at Neuve-Chapelle, France. Title from item.

Fight for freedom with the strength of free men / Printed by Roberts & Leete Ltd., London.

Fight for freedom with the strength of free men / Printed by Roberts &...

Poster is text only. Poster no. 48. Wt. W 9754/224. Title from item.

Join the Royal Marines. Help to man the guns of the fleet / W.H. Smith & Son, Printers, 55 Fetter Lane, London, E.C.

Join the Royal Marines. Help to man the guns of the fleet / W.H. Smith...

Poster showing marines operating a large cannon on a ship. Title from item.

Men of London! Remember! We must have more men so join now and help to shorten the duration of the war. God save the king / printed by Andrew Reid & Co., Ltd., 50, Grey Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

Men of London! Remember! We must have more men so join now and help to...

Poster showing the dome of St. Paul's Cathedral, London, with flags of the Allies. Poster no. 50. Title from item.

The Central Committee for National Patriotic Organizations imperial patriotic meeting, The Guildhall, City of London, Wednesday, May 19th, 1915 / J.K.S. ; printed by The Press Printers, Ltd., 69-76, Long Acre, London.

The Central Committee for National Patriotic Organizations imperial pa...

Poster showing St. George slaying the dragon; illustration forms a border around details of the patriotic rally. Title from item.

Appeal to women. Make every penny do the work of two. Put your savings in the war loan / printed by David Allen & Sons Ld. Harrow, Middlesex.

Appeal to women. Make every penny do the work of two. Put your savings...

Poster showing ribbons linking Wedgewood-style plaques depicting soldiers. Title from item. Poster no. 5. W.6398, 20M - 7/15.

London's patriotic recruiting meetings [...] Follow the bands / printed by Roberts & Leete Ltd., London.

London's patriotic recruiting meetings [...] Follow the bands / printe...

Poster is mostly text, with small image above of the dome of St. Paul's Cathedral, and "GR" for King George V. W. 14147/389. Title from item.

War loan / printed by Spottiswoode & Co. Ltd. London, E.C.

War loan / printed by Spottiswoode & Co. Ltd. London, E.C.

Poster showing arms of George V above a quote, "The man, be he rich or poor, is little to be envied who at this supreme moment fails to bring forward his savings for the security of his country." - The Chancell... more

Join at once. Fight for the dear old flag / printed by Johnson, Riddle & Co., Ltd., London, S.E.

Join at once. Fight for the dear old flag / printed by Johnson, Riddle...

Poster showing the flag of Great Britain. Title from item.

Lord Kitchener calls for more men. God save the king / printed by Hill, Siffken & Co. (L.P.A. Ltd.), Grafton Works, London, N.

Lord Kitchener calls for more men. God save the king / printed by Hill...

Poster showing a handwritten letter, on letterhead "War Office, Whitehall, S.W.," which reads, "I have said that I would let the country know when more men were wanted for the war. The time has come and I now c... more

British navy at war / Geo. Pulman & Sons, Ltd., Thayer St., London, W.1.

British navy at war / Geo. Pulman & Sons, Ltd., Thayer St., London, W....

Poster showing scenes of naval activities, and small portraits of Admiral Sir David Beatty and Admiral Sir John Jellicoe. No. 1. Title from item.

The crisis. An appeal to free men [...] / printed by David Allen & Sons, Ltd., Harrow, Middlesex.

The crisis. An appeal to free men [...] / printed by David Allen & Son...

Poster is text only, encouraging men to volunteer for military service. Wt. W10445/595. Title from item.

Step into your place / printed by David Allen & Sons Ld., Harrow, Middlesex.

Step into your place / printed by David Allen & Sons Ld., Harrow, Midd...

Poster showing a column of soldiers marching into the distance, while being joined in the foreground by a variety of men in civilian attire. Poster no. 104. W. 2846. 40M - 5/15. Title from item.

Bantams / J.W. Arrowsmith Ltd., Bristol.

Bantams / J.W. Arrowsmith Ltd., Bristol.

Text continues: Little Men have made History. Pluck can make up for inches. Remember Nelson and Roberts. Like them you can serve your Country and help Old England in her Hour of Need. So join the Bantam Battali... more

Bad form in dress / printed by Roberts & Leete, Ltd., London.

Bad form in dress / printed by Roberts & Leete, Ltd., London.

Poster is text only. Text continues: The National Organising Committee for War Savings appeals against extravagance in women's dress. ... It is essential, not only that money should be saved, but that labour em... more

"You're proud of your pals in the Army of course! But what will your pals think of you?" Think it over! / Designed and printed by Johnson, Riddle & Co., Ltd., London, S.E.

"You're proud of your pals in the Army of course! But what will your p...

Poster is text only. Poster no. 43. Title from item.

Britain is fighting for the freedom of Europe and to defend your mothers, wives, and sisters from the horrors of war. Enlist now / Printed by Straker Brothers Ltd., 194-200 Bishopsgate, London E.C.

Britain is fighting for the freedom of Europe and to defend your mothe...

Poster is text only. Poster no. 49. Wt. W 10844 / 3/15. Title from item.

Speed the "silver bullet." Buy the new government war loan - 4 1/2 per cent per annum / printed by Dobson, Molle & Co. Ltd., Edinburgh & London.

Speed the "silver bullet." Buy the new government war loan - 4 1/2 per...

Poster is text only. Poster no. 3. Title from item.

Take up the sword of justice / B.P. ; printed by David Allen & Sons Ld., Harrow, Middlesex.

Take up the sword of justice / B.P. ; printed by David Allen & Sons Ld...

Poster showing a figure rising from the sea to offer a sword, with a sinking ship and drowning victims in the distance. Refers to the sinking of the Lusitania. Title from item. Poster no. 105. W6764. 25.M - 7/15.

Are you helping the Germans? / printed by David Allen & Sons Ld., Harrow, M[iddlesex].

Are you helping the Germans? / printed by David Allen & Sons Ld., Harr...

Text continues: You are helping the Germans: When you use a motor car for pleasure; When you buy extravagant clothes; When you employ more servants than you need; When you waste coal, electric light, or gas; Wh... more

Royal National Lifeboat Institution, Lincoln Branch, Flag day, Saturday, September 4th, 1915 / W.L. Wyllie ; Copyright, Buck & Wootton, Ltd., London, S.E.

Royal National Lifeboat Institution, Lincoln Branch, Flag day, Saturda...

Poster showing a lifeboat at the scene of a foundering ship. Text continues: 311 lives saved from H.M. warships, destroyers, seaplanes and other vessels since the outbreak of war. Supported solely by voluntary ... more

The key to the situation. Are you helping to turn it? / printed by Seargeant Bros. Ltd., London & Abergavenny.

The key to the situation. Are you helping to turn it? / printed by Sea...

Poster showing a key labeled "Munitions, men, and money." Poster no. 116. Title from item.

£1 for 15/6. If you cannot fight - lend your money. Go to the post office to-day / printed by David Allen & Sons Ld., Harrow, Midx.

£1 for 15/6. If you cannot fight - lend your money. Go to the post off...

Poster showing a soldier with rifle, and a scene of a "Savings Bank" clerk helping customers at a post office. Title from item.

Remember Scarborough! [...] Enlist now! / Harrison & Sons, Printers, St. Martin's Lane, W.C.

Remember Scarborough! [...] Enlist now! / Harrison & Sons, Printers, S...

Poster is text only. Intervening text: The Germans who brag of their "culture" have shown what it is made of by murdering defenceless women and children at Scarborough. But this only strengthens Great Britain's... more

Halt! Who goes there? If you are a friend join the British ranks and help the brave lads at the front / printed by Hill, Siffken & Co. (L.P.A. Ltd.), Grafton Works, London, N.

Halt! Who goes there? If you are a friend join the British ranks and h...

Poster showing, in silhouette, a soldier bearing a rifle with bayonet. Title from item. Poster no. 60. W. 429 10M. 4/15.

The Red Cross bloke

The Red Cross bloke

Poster is text only, a poem by a soldier "S.L.H.," about the Red Cross men at the front, who are not respected until their rescue efforts are of personal benefit. Title from item.

124 cartridges for 15/6 and your money back with interest / printed by Metchim & Son, London.

124 cartridges for 15/6 and your money back with interest / printed by...

Poster is text only. Published by the National War Savings Committee, 18 & 19, Abingdon Street, Westminster, S.W. Poster no. 18. 20m. Wt. 5213/331. (7940). Title from item.

War loan. Back the empire with your savings. Invest now / Printers, Sir Joseph Causton & Sons, Limited, London.

War loan. Back the empire with your savings. Invest now / Printers, Si...

Poster showing a lion, symbol of the British Empire. Poster no. 21. Title from item.

What will your answer be when your boy asks you, "Father, what did you do to help when Ireland fought for freedom in 1915?" Enlist now / Chorley & Pickersgill Ltd., Leeds and London.

What will your answer be when your boy asks you, "Father, what did you...

Poster showing, in silhouette, a boy in scout uniform addressing his father. Title from item.

Royal naval division. Handymen to fight on land & sea [...] Men wanted [...] / Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd., His Majesty's Printers, London.

Royal naval division. Handymen to fight on land & sea [...] Men wanted...

Poster showing a sailor posed with his rifle. Title from item.

Have you any women-folk worth defending? Remember the women of Belgium. Join to-day / Hely's Limited, Litho, Dublin, P661.

Have you any women-folk worth defending? Remember the women of Belgium...

Poster showing a portrait of a woman wearing a shawl drawn over her head. Title from item.

Halt! Go into training and help the boys at the front / Printed by The Clerkenwell Press Ltd., 76 & 78 Clerkenwell Rd., London, E.C.

Halt! Go into training and help the boys at the front / Printed by The...

Poster is text only. Poster no. 45. Wt. 9754, 35M. 1/15. Title from item.

Buy a bulldog on June 16th & make our brave boys more comfortable. Bulldog Soldiers' & Sailors' Club / PCS [monogram].

Buy a bulldog on June 16th & make our brave boys more comfortable. Bul...

Poster showing a bulldog, and faces of men wearing a variety of military hats. Title from item. "Some club."

Everyone should do his bit. Enlist now / Baron Low 1915 ; printed by Roberts & Leete Ltd., London.

Everyone should do his bit. Enlist now / Baron Low 1915 ; printed by R...

Poster showing a young man in uniform, posed with a drum, before a wall displaying enlistment posters by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee. Some of the posters are recognizable as items in the Library of C... more

[Soldier giving direction to a family, amid chaos and destruction of war]

[Soldier giving direction to a family, amid chaos and destruction of w...

Poster has no text. Title devised by Library staff.

Remember! "England expects -" The need is great to-day. Are you between 15 1/2 and 40? If so the Navy requires you for its glorious service. Join to-day / H.L. Oakley ; printed by Chorley & Pickersgill Ltd., Leeds and London.

Remember! "England expects -" The need is great to-day. Are you betwee...

Poster showing, in silhouette, a sailor on a gunboat, and sailors kneeling with rifles. Text continues: Skilled artificers and artisans, seamen, stokers, marines and boys. Title from item.

War and saving. Every man and woman should read "Why we must save and how" published by the Parliamentary War Savings Committee / printed by Roberts & Leete Ltd., London.

War and saving. Every man and woman should read "Why we must save and ...

Poster is text only. Poster no. 24. Wt. 12241/316. Title from item.

Help to end the war by enlisting ... carry the fight into the enemy's country / printed by David Allen & Sons Ld. Harrow. London.

Help to end the war by enlisting ... carry the fight into the enemy's ...

Title from item. Poster no. 44. W. 10403 - 15M. - 1/15. 8-229603. Poster is text only.

You have in your pocket silver bullets that will stop the Germans. Lend them to your country by investing in the war loan to-day / printed by David Allen & Sons Ld. Harrow, Middlesex.

You have in your pocket silver bullets that will stop the Germans. Len...

Title from item. Poster is text, with border of coins. Poster no. 8. W.6086, 20M - 7/15.

For the glory of Ireland / Hely's Limited, Litho, Dublin.

For the glory of Ireland / Hely's Limited, Litho, Dublin.

Poster showing a woman holding a rifle, gesturing to a distant shore in flames "Belgium," as she addresses a man with a walking stick. Title from item. Caption: Will you go or must I? P661.

Women of Britain say - "Go!" / E.[P.?] Kealey ; printed by Hill, Siffken & Co. (L.P.A. Ltd.), Grafton Works, London, N.

Women of Britain say - "Go!" / E.[P.?] Kealey ; printed by Hill, Siffk...

Poster showing two women and a child looking out a window, as soldiers march away. Title from item. Poster no. 75. W. 1689 10 M. 5/15. Exhibited: "The Mobilization of Imagery" at the Museum für Kunst und Gewerb... more

Polish Victims' Relief Fund. Most holy Virgin of Czenstochowa help us / Printed by Johnson, Riddle & Co., Ltd., London, S.E.

Polish Victims' Relief Fund. Most holy Virgin of Czenstochowa help us ...

Poster showing refugees outside a devastated town, gazing up at a Marian apparition, Our Lady of Czenstochowa. Title from item.

Kitchener says "For every individual Briton, as well as for our national existence, the solemn hour is now striking!"

Kitchener says "For every individual Briton, as well as for our nation...

Poster showing Lord Kitchener, head-and-shoulders portrait, in uniform. Title from item.

2nd City of London Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Recruits required at once to complete this fine battalion / Savile Lumley ; Johnson, Riddle & Co., Ltd., London, S.E.

2nd City of London Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Recruits required at on...

Poster showing a battalion marching down a lane, as two women standing by a gate watch and wave. Text continues: Uniform and necessaries immediately on enlistment. Army rates of pay & allowances. God save the K... more

Men on the March Pipes & Tobacco League / designed by Frank Brangwyn, A.R.A. ; printed by The Avenue Press, Ltd., Bouverie St., London, England.

Men on the March Pipes & Tobacco League / designed by Frank Brangwyn, ...

Poster showing soldiers smoking pipes and cigarettes as they march past a damaged church. Text continues: £5 subscribed to the League will provide each man in a regiment at the front with one ounce of tobacco, ... more

Our country's urgent need. Every physically fit and hardy man required at once. Join the Sportsman's Battalions. Do it now / W. Straker, Ltd., Printers, 13, Coventry Street, Piccadilly, W.

Our country's urgent need. Every physically fit and hardy man required...

Text continues: Age 19-45. Minimum height 5 ft. 5 ins. Minimum chest 35 ins. Separation Allowance & Pay at Army Rate. Apply E. Cunliffe-Owen, Hotel Cecil, Strand, London, or Management. Poster is text only. Tit... more

The empire needs men! The overseas states all answer the call. Helped by the young lions the old lion defies his foes. Enlist now / Arthur Wardle ; printed by Straker Brothers Ltd., 194-200 Bishopsgate, London.

The empire needs men! The overseas states all answer the call. Helped ...

Poster showing a pride of lions, with one lion posed heroically on a rock. Title from item. Poster no. 58. Wt. W 13275 - 3/15. Exhibited: "The Mobilization of Imagery" at the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Stein... more

It is going to be a long drawn-out struggle. [...] / printed by Roberts & Leete Ltd., London.

It is going to be a long drawn-out struggle. [...] / printed by Robert...

Text continues: We shall not sheathe the sword until Belgium recovers all, and more than all, she has sacrificed; until France is adequately secured against the menace of aggression; until the rights of the sma... more

Why aren't you in khaki? You'll be wanted. Enlist at once / printed by Jas. Truscott & Son, Ltd., Suffolk Lane, London, E.C.

Why aren't you in khaki? You'll be wanted. Enlist at once / printed by...

Poster is text only. Poster no. 65. Title from item.

Why are you stopping here when your pals are out there? / H. & C. Graham Ltd. Litho., London, S.E.

Why are you stopping here when your pals are out there? / H. & C. Grah...

Poster is text only. Poster no. 27. Title from item.

Gymry sengl! Dewiswch fynd i'r fyddin cyn dydd gwyl dewi. Bydd mawrth 2 yn rhy hwyr / printed by Roberts & Leete, Ltd., London.

Gymry sengl! Dewiswch fynd i'r fyddin cyn dydd gwyl dewi. Bydd mawrth ...

Poster is text only, in Welsh. Poster no. 161. Wt. 17147/783. Title from item.

Why more men are needed / printed by Jowett & Sowry, Leeds.

Why more men are needed / printed by Jowett & Sowry, Leeds.

Title from item. "It is going to be a long drawn-out struggle. We shall not sheathe the sword until Belgium recovers all, & more than all, she has sacrificed; Until France is adequately secured against the mena... more

Royal National Lifeboat Institution. Our work in 1914 / David Allen & Sons Ld. London. Harrow &c.

Royal National Lifeboat Institution. Our work in 1914 / David Allen & ...

Text continues: In the year, 1112 lives saved. In a month, 239 lives saved. In a week, 173 lives saved. In a day, 152 lives saved. 1824 to 1914, 52,526 total saved. Supported solely by voluntary contributions. ... more

What in the end will settle this war? Trained men. It is your duty to become one / H. & C. Graham Ltd., London, S.E.

What in the end will settle this war? Trained men. It is your duty to ...

Poster is text only. Poster no. 56. Title from item.

For the French Red Cross. Please help. July 14. France's day, in aid of the French Red Cross / Forestier ; W.H. Smith & Son, The Arden Press, Stamford Street, London, S.E.

For the French Red Cross. Please help. July 14. France's day, in aid o...

Poster showing a Red Cross nurse with arms extended, as others tend to wounded soldiers, under the flags of France and the Red Cross. Title from item.

Help your country. Invest five [shillings] to-day in the war loan / printers, Sir Joseph Causton & Sons Limited, London.

Help your country. Invest five [shillings] to-day in the war loan / pr...

Title from item. Apply at nearest Post Office. No. 4.

I'r fyddin fechgyn gwalia! Cas gwr nid cas ganddo elyn ei wlad. Cymru am byth! / Printed by The Haycock-Cadle Co., Camberwell, London, S.E.

I'r fyddin fechgyn gwalia! Cas gwr nid cas ganddo elyn ei wlad. Cymru ...

Poster showing a map of Wales, with text in Welsh. Poster no. 31. Wt. 9584. 5M. 12/14. Title from item.

La marina britanica en la guerra / J. E. C. Potter, Stamford, Inglaterra.

La marina britanica en la guerra / J. E. C. Potter, Stamford, Inglater...

Poster showing scenes of naval activities, and small portraits of Admiral Sir David Beatty and Admiral Sir John Jellicoe. No. 1. Title from item. For same poster in English see POS - WWI - Gt Brit, no. 136.

Line up, boys! Enlist to-day / E. & S. Ltd.

Line up, boys! Enlist to-day / E. & S. Ltd.

Poster showing four men in kilts and uniforms, shouldering rifles. Poster no. 54. Title from item.