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Title 12,000 Controls
Collection Imperial War Museum: Posters of Conflict - The Visual Culture of Public Information and Counter Information
Artist Unknown
Printer G and G Ltd
Concept military personnel, education, animals
Description whole: the image occupies the whole, with the title integrated and positioned in the lower third, in red. The text is integrated and placed in the lower quarter, in black.
image: a photograph of an ibis in flight, seen from below against a cloudy sky.
text: 12,000 CONTROLS
Twelve thousand controls in the form of muscles are operated by the Ibis in working its feathers alone. That's a few more than you've got to worry about. The Ibis has to rely on instinct not reason - but he never pulls the wrong lever. The Ibis is a good pilot.
G. AND G. LTD.
Id Number Current Accession IWM PST 0092
Location Creation Site Great Britain
Measurements Dimensions 740 mm x 481 mm
Event WW2 British Home Front
Related Country Great Britain GB
Text Language English
Rights IWM reproduction right
Style Period Period 1939-1945
Work Type poster
 

 

 

 

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