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

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

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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.
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British World War I Posters. Recruiting and Enlistment. Recruiting and Enlistment. War Loans and Bonds.

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.

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01/01/1915
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Brangwyn, Frank, 1867-1956, artist
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on publication. For information see "World War I Posters" (http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/res/243_wwipos.html)

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