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British World War I Posters: Recruiting and Enlistment. Created by: PICRYLDated: 2016
London opinion "Your country needs you" / Alfred Leete.
British World War I Posters. Recruiting and Enlistment. Recruiting and Enlistment. War Loans and Bonds.
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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.

Münchner Kriegsblätter Ur-Steindrucke deutscher Künstler Michel und seine Nachbarn II von Bruno Goldschmitt - München / Bruno Goldschmitt, 1914 ; satz Knorr & Hirth ; Steindruck Hubert Köbler, München.

Münchner Kriegsblätter Ur-Steindrucke deutscher Künstler Michel und se...

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

Britain's new million army. Complete the second half million. ...
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

"Wake up England" Complete the second half-million

"Wake up England" Complete the second half-million

Poster is text only, with small arms and monogram of King George V above. 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 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.

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.

The veteran's farewell. Enlist now! / Frank Dadd 1914 ; printed by Straker Brothers Ltd., 194-200 Bishopsgate, London, E.C.

The veteran's farewell. Enlist now! / Frank Dadd 1914 ; printed by Str...

Poster showing a veteran bidding farewell to a soldier, as others set off in the background.

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.

The veteran's farewell. Enlist now! / Frank Dadd 1914 ; Printed by Petty & Sons (Leeds) Ltd., Leeds & London.

The veteran's farewell. Enlist now! / Frank Dadd 1914 ; Printed by Pet...

Poster showing a veteran bidding farewell to a soldier, as others set off in the background.

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.

"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.

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.

The new armies. More men are needed at once. Complete the second half-million and ensure success abroad and safety at home. [...]

The new armies. More men are needed at once. Complete the second half-...

War Office, 19th October, 1914. Poster is text only, with small arms and monogram of King George V above. Title from item.

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.

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

To arms! / L. Ravenhill.

To arms! / L. Ravenhill.

Poster showing "Recruiting-Sergeant Punch" gesturing and standing in front of a broadside, mostly indistinct but reading, "Wanted. 500,000 men for the Army... Recruiting office... Kitchener." Caption: Recruitin... 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

Do your duty to our boys as they are doing theirs to you. The 1914 War Society wants to give every disabled man a fair chance of honourable independence in healthy rural surroundings / designed by Frank Brangwyn, A.R.A. ; printed by the Avenue Press Ltd., Bouverie St., London, E.C. England.

Do your duty to our boys as they are doing theirs to you. The 1914 War...

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.

Enlistment in the regular army. Height now reduced to normal standard for infantry of the line.

Enlistment in the regular army. Height now reduced to normal standard ...

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

His Majesty's Coldstream Guards / Ernest Ibbetson, '14.

His Majesty's Coldstream Guards / Ernest Ibbetson, '14.

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

Münchner Kriegsblätter Ur-Steindrucke deutscher Künstler Michel und seine Nachbarn I von Bruno Goldschmitt - München / Bruno Goldschmitt, 1914 ; Satz Knorr & Hirth ; Steindruck Hubert Köbler, München.

Münchner Kriegsblätter Ur-Steindrucke deutscher Künstler Michel und se...

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

Will they never come? / printed and published by The Associated Newspapers, Ltd., Carmelite House, London, E.C.

Will they never come? / printed and published by The Associated Newspa...

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

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.

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.

Offer your services now. Our brave soldiers at the front need your help / L.S. & Co.

Offer your services now. Our brave soldiers at the front need your hel...

Poster is text only, with small armorial device of King George V. Poster no. 6. W. 7458 11/14. Title from item.

Fight for king & empire. Our brave soldiers need your help / H.T. & Co.

Fight for king & empire. Our brave soldiers need your help / H.T. & Co...

Poster is text only, with small armorial device of King George V. Poster no. 10. No. 4823-14. 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.

Join the 3rd/5th Black Watch now, at Forfar

Join the 3rd/5th Black Watch now, at Forfar

Poster is text only, on a background of Black Watch tartan. Title from item.

4 1/2% war loan subscriptions here / printed by Roberts & Leete Ltd., London.

4 1/2% war loan subscriptions here / printed by Roberts & Leete Ltd., ...

Poster is text only, with monogram and arms of George V above. Poster no. 18. W 5995/46. Title from item.

Now is the time to buy something worth having, war savings certificates / Bert Thomas ; Roberts & Leete Ltd., London.

Now is the time to buy something worth having, war savings certificate...

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.

England expects - and England must not and will not be disappointed. Recruits wanted for the Royal Naval Division [...] / Andrew Reid & Co., Ltd., 50, Grey Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

England expects - and England must not and will not be disappointed. R...

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

War loan. Lend your savings to the nation to-day / printed by Sir Joseph Causton & Sons, Limited, London.

War loan. Lend your savings to the nation to-day / printed by Sir Jose...

Poster showing an open purse, with coins and paper money. Poster no. 22. Title from item.

To the women of Britain. Some of your men folk are holding back on your account. Won't you prove your love for your country by persuading them to go? / The Romwell Press, Strand, London.

To the women of Britain. Some of your men folk are holding back on you...

Poster is text only. Poster no. 55. Title from item.

Come men! Come! Fight for justice! ... Emulate the example of Bahamians who have gone before and are upholding the honour of our colony / The Gleaner Co., Ltd., Printers, Kingston, Jamaica.

Come men! Come! Fight for justice! ... Emulate the example of Bahamian...

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.

"Khaki" magazine & cabled news sheet / designed by Frank Brangwyn, A.R.A. ; printed by The Avenue Press, Ltd., Bouverie St., London, E.C.

"Khaki" magazine & cabled news sheet / designed by Frank Brangwyn, A.R...

Poster showing soldiers in battle, with caption: Your friends need you. Be a man!

The watchers of the seas. The navy needs boys and men from 15 to 40 years of age / L. Ravenhill ; printed by Johnson, Riddle & Co., Ltd., London, S.E.

The watchers of the seas. The navy needs boys and men from 15 to 40 ye...

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.

[Red Cross. Soldiers receiving medical attention]

[Red Cross. Soldiers receiving medical attention]

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.

Come into the ranks and fight for your king and country - don't stay in the crowd and stare. You are wanted at the front. Enlist to-day / printed by Roberts & Leete Ltd., London.

Come into the ranks and fight for your king and country - don't stay i...

Poster showing men, some wearing the Union Jack on their lapels, watching as soldiers march by.

More men are wanted for his majesty's army [...] Men are wanted - enlist now / H.W. & V. Ld.

More men are wanted for his majesty's army [...] Men are wanted - enli...

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.

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.

The remaking of Belgium exhibition, to help Belgians who are preparing for reconstruction / Frank Brangwyn, A.R.A. del et lith ; printed by the Avenue Press Ltd., Bouverie Street, London, E.C. England.

The remaking of Belgium exhibition, to help Belgians who are preparing...

Poster showing Belgian workers restoring a bomb damaged church.

3,000,000 Belgians are destitute in Belgium. They must not starve. Support the local fund / Hassall.

3,000,000 Belgians are destitute in Belgium. They must not starve. Sup...

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.

"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.

[English village scene] / G. Clausen.

[English village scene] / G. Clausen.

Poster showing an idyllic English village scene, with poem by Samuel Rogers, "A wish, mine be a cot beside the hill..."

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.

Men of Britain! Will you stand this? 78 women & children were killed and 228 women & children were wounded by the German raiders. Enlist now / designed and printed by Johnson, Riddle & Co., Ltd., London, S.E.

Men of Britain! Will you stand this? 78 women & children were killed a...

Poster showing a little girl holding a baby, outside a bomb-damaged building.

What in the end will settle this war? Trained men. It is your duty to become one / Printed by Jas. Truscott & Son, Ltd., Suffolk Lane, London, E.C.

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

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.

Why bother about the Germans invading the country? Invade it yourself by Underground and motor-'bus. Easter - 1915 / The Brothers Warbis ; designed & printed by Spottiswoode & Co. Ltd. London E.C.

Why bother about the Germans invading the country? Invade it yourself ...

Poster showing children at play in a spring landscape. 70-1500-19-2-15. Title from item.

War loan. Invest to-day. Apply at nearest post office / printers, Sir Joseph Causton & Sons, Limited, London.

War loan. Invest to-day. Apply at nearest post office / printers, Sir ...

Poster showing an explosion surrounding "5'-" (i.e., 5 shillings).

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

Be ready! Join now / printed by David Allen & Sons Ld. Harrow, Middlesex.

Be ready! Join now / printed by David Allen & Sons Ld. Harrow, Middles...

Poster showing, in silhouette, a soldier bearing a rifle with bayonet. Title from item. Poster no. 81. W. 1690 10M - 5/15.

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.

B.W.I.R. The boys are doing splendidly in Egypt Mesopotamia France. Another Bahamas contingent will be sailing soon. Roll up men. Make it the best. God save the king

B.W.I.R. The boys are doing splendidly in Egypt Mesopotamia France. An...

Poster for the British West Indies Regiment, showing a small portrait of King George V. Title from item.

Your country's call. Isn't this worth fighting for? Enlist now / printed by Jowett & Sowry, Leeds.

Your country's call. Isn't this worth fighting for? Enlist now / print...

Poster showing a soldier gesturing towards an idyllic landscape. Poster no. 87. Title from item.

If you buy the new war loan your country gets funds to carry on and win the war. [...] / printed by David Allen & Sons Ld. Harrow, Middlesex.

If you buy the new war loan your country gets funds to carry on and wi...

Title from item. Poster is text only. Poster no. 7. W.5322, 20M - 7/15.

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.

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

An enquiry from the front / M'Caw, Stevenson & Orr, Ltd., Dublin & Belfast.

An enquiry from the front / M'Caw, Stevenson & Orr, Ltd., Dublin & Bel...

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Remember Scarborough! Enlist now / E. Kemp-Welch 1914 ; printed by David Allen & Sons Ld., Harrow, Middlesex.

Remember Scarborough! Enlist now / E. Kemp-Welch 1914 ; printed by Dav...

Poster showing Britannia, carrying the British flag, leading citizens from a pastoral landscape toward a city in flames.

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.

Each recruit brings peace nearer / printed by Andrew Reid & Co., Ltd., 50 Grey Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

Each recruit brings peace nearer / printed by Andrew Reid & Co., Ltd.,...

Poster showing a searchlight beam in the night sky above London. Poster no. 86. Title from item.

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

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.

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.

Sailors' & Soldiers' Tobacco Fund. It is a significant fact that almost every letter from the front contains a request for "something to smoke" / designed by Frank Brangwyn, A.R.A.

Sailors' & Soldiers' Tobacco Fund. It is a significant fact that almos...

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.

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.

"A happy new year to our gallant soldiers!" You can make it certain if you join now / designed and printed by Johnson, Riddle & Co., Ltd., London, S.E.

"A happy new year to our gallant soldiers!" You can make it certain if...

Poster showing soldiers marching toward a sunrise, "Victory 1915."

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

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.

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.

An appeal to you / printed by Roberts & Leete Ltd. London.

An appeal to you / printed by Roberts & Leete Ltd. London.

Poster showing a soldier holding a rifle, and beckoning. Title from item. Poster no. 88. W. 1453/421.

"Fall in" Answer now in your country's hour of need / EL(?)K ; printed by Hill, Siffken & Co. (L.P.A. Ltd.), Grafton Works, London, N.

"Fall in" Answer now in your country's hour of need / EL(?)K ; printed...

Poster showing a soldier blowing a bugle. Title from item.

Join the brave throng that goes marching along / Gerald Wood ; printed by Beck & Inchbold, Ltd., Leeds and London.

Join the brave throng that goes marching along / Gerald Wood ; printed...

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

Who's absent? Is it you? / printed by Andrew Reid & Co., Ltd., 50, Grey Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

Who's absent? Is it you? / printed by Andrew Reid & Co., Ltd., 50, Gre...

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.

To skilled workmen. Give your strength and your skill to your country. ... God save the king / Hall the Printer Ltd., 3a Queen Street, Oxford ; Hazell, Watson & Viney, Ld., Lith., London.

To skilled workmen. Give your strength and your skill to your country....

Poster is text only, with monogram and arms of George V at top. Title from item.

Irelands war map. 100,000 men still eligible. Ireland at the front looks to Ireland at home to answer the call / HC? [monogram] ; lithographed by Alex. Thom & Co., Ltd., Dublin.

Irelands war map. 100,000 men still eligible. Ireland at the front loo...

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.

The nation is fighting for its life. All men should enrol for national service / Bradbury, Agnew & Co., Ltd., London.

The nation is fighting for its life. All men should enrol for national...

Poster showing Britannia waving a flag, "National service." Caption: Who follows? Reproduced by special permission of the Proprietors of "Punch." Title from item.

Lend your strong right arm to your country. Enlist now / H. & C. Graham Ltd., London, S.E.

Lend your strong right arm to your country. Enlist now / H. & C. Graha...

Poster showing a forearm and fist, and cut to that shape. Poster no. 26. 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

Mars appeals to Vulcan. Daily Chronicle war cartoon by Frank Brangwyn A.R.A.

Mars appeals to Vulcan. Daily Chronicle war cartoon by Frank Brangwyn ...

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.

"Be honest with yourself. Be certain that your so-called reason is not a selfish excuse." Lord Kitchener. Enlist to-day / V. Sout[a?]y ; printed by Roberts & Leete Ltd., London.

"Be honest with yourself. Be certain that your so-called reason is not...

Poster showing, in silhouette, soldiers with a cannon. Poster no. 127. W 8768/576. Title from item.

City territorial recruiting rally. July 12th Aug. 4th. Join now / The Haycock-Cadle Co., London S.E.

City territorial recruiting rally. July 12th Aug. 4th. Join now / The ...

Includes list of recruiting rally locations. 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.

If you cannot join the army - Try & get a recruit / Haycock-Cadle Co., Camberwell.

If you cannot join the army - Try & get a recruit / Haycock-Cadle Co.,...

Poster is text only. Poster no. 32. W. 345/402 10m. 4 15. Title from item.

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.

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