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Title
The empire needs men! The overseas states : all answer the call. Helped by the young lions the old lion defies his foes. Enlist now
Creator
Wardle, Arthur, artist
Great Britain. Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
1915
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Prints and Ephemera
Rights Information
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Description
Prints, advertising; Image of a large male lion standing on a rocky outcropping surrounded by several younger lions; the poster encourages enlistment in the British armed forces during World War I.
Date supplied by cataloger based on production date in item text. "Printed by Straker Brothers Ltd. 194-200 Bishopsgate, London."--text, bottom right margin. "Published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, London. - Poster No. 58 Wt. W13275 - 3/15"--text, bottom left margin.
Type
image
Extent
1 lithograph : color printed ; overall 74.93 x 50.48 cm (29 1/2 x 19 7/8 in.)
Identifier
priWWI_S_91
414748
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p9539coll1/id/23597
Subject
Advertising--Recruiting and enlistment
Lion--Pictorial works
World War, 1914-1918--Recruiting & enlistment--Great Britain
Lithographs--Color--1900-1925. (gmgpc)
War posters--British--1910-1920. (gmgpc)
Source
Huntington Collection
World War I
Your Country Calls
Prints and Ephemera, Huntington Digital Library

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