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
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
Poster explains in detail the particulars of incentives for enlistment. Poster is text only. Poster no. 33. W. 10754. 1/15 ; W. 13636. 3/15. Title from item.
Poster showing, in silhouette, mounted officers with a line of civilians, above, and a rank of marching soldiers, below. Poster no. 34. Title from item.
Poster showing scenes of naval activities, and small portraits of Admiral Sir David Beatty and Admiral Sir John Jellicoe. No. 1. Title from item.
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
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
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
Poster showing a soldier, with a battle in the background, shaking hands with a worker, with an industrial landscape in the background. Poster no. 85c. Title from item.
Poster showing a tank, with lengthy text in Chinese explaining what it is, the history of its invention, and its role in "the European war." English translation attached to verso. Title devised by Library staff.
Poster showing god of war Mars, in Roman dress, encouraging British munitions workers (i.e., god of fire Vulcan) to supply armaments for the troops seen in the background. Title from item.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
World War I recruiting poster showing a row of smiling British soldiers. Poster no. 118. Title from item. For more information about this collection, see http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.wwipos
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
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
Poster showing Belgian refugees and soldiers. Title from item. Please send donations to: The President, Baron C. Goffinet, 3 Savoy Court, London, W.C.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
Text continues: Married men! Enlist now. You have the Prime Minister's pledge that you will not be called upon to serve until the young unmarried men have been summoned to the colours. Single men! Surely you wi... more
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.
Poster showing refugees outside a devastated town, gazing up at a Marian apparition, Our Lady of Czenstochowa. Title from item.
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.
Poster showing a map of Great Britain, with districts of army regiments indicated. Title from item. Poster no. 126. WT 7897/559.
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
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.