Print depicting the state of German affairs following August 1, 1914 (the date it entered the first World War), showing a gigantic male figure, representing Germany, wearing armor and holding a sword, with rows... more
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 showing an old veteran, wearing his decorations, shaking hands with a young soldier. Caption: A chip of the old block. Copyright by Dobson, Molle & Co. Ltd. Poster no. 18. Title from item.
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 showing soldiers, both injured and those helping them, arriving on a shore. Donations large or small but send now while you think of it. Address: 1914 War Society, 28, Duke St., St. James', W. Title from item.
Text continues: Conditions till further orders: Height - 5 ft. 3 ins. and upwards. Chest - 34 1/2 ins at least. Age - 19 to 38 years. Poster is text only. 5th November, 1914. W 7532-3692 50,000 11/14 HWV. Title... more
Recruiting poster for the Cold Stream Guards shows various uniforms worn by the Guards. In each corner are vignettes of the Guards on duty in London and on each side is listed the campaigns in which the Guards ... more
Print depicting the state of German affairs before August 1, 1914 (the date it entered the first World War), showing a gigantic male figure, representing Germany, sitting on a bench in a pastoral setting; a sol... more
Poster showing a wounded soldier with a rifle, standing over a fallen fellow soldier, and turning to a vignette of a rugby game in a stadium. Poster probably alludes to the recruitment of athletes for the Sport... more
Poster showing a man smoking a cigarette as he looks over his War Savings Certificates, with caption, "Paid off." Poster no. 101. Title from item.
Poster showing a tall masted ship. Text continues: ... to serve during the period of the war. Age 18 to 38 - Mean chest measurement 34 inches, height 5 ft. 3 1/2 inches. There are no expenses incurred in joinin... more
Poster showing small portraits of President Poincare of France, President Woodrow Wilson, King George V of England, King Albert of Belgium, and Sir Douglas Haig. Title from item.
Poster showing a sailor on deck, holding a telescope, looking off at another ship in the distance. Apply: 7, Whitehall Place, S.W. Title from item.
Poster showing a crowded scene at a Red Cross truck, with soldiers using supplies from boxes marked with the Red Cross symbol. Title devised by Library staff. Poster has no text.
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 a woman in a helmet (Minerva, personification of Britain?) caring for a mother and children. Printed by Crowther & Goodman, 124 Fenchurch St., E.C. Title from item.
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 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 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
Poster showing scenes of naval activities, and small portraits of Admiral Sir David Beatty and Admiral Sir John Jellicoe. No. 1. Title from item.
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 a soldier holding a rifle, peering through a question mark. Title from item. Caption: When are the other boys coming? P. 3177/7500.
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 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.
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
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 soldiers smoking outside a damaged church, as other soldiers march by. Contributions gratefully received by Hon. Sec., Central House, Kingsway, London, W.C. Title from item.
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
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
Poster showing John Bull pointing and addressing the viewer, with burning buildings and a line of soldiers with gaps in the background. Poster no. 125. Title from item.
Poster showing an outline map of Ireland, with detail maps showing locations of noted battles. Title from item. Caption: The battles in which Irish regiments have received prominent notice are shewn above.
Poster showing Britannia waving a flag, "National service." Caption: Who follows? Reproduced by special permission of the Proprietors of "Punch." Title from item.
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 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 pensive man with his daughter on his lap, while a boy plays with toy soldiers at his feet. Title from item. Poster no. 79.
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