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Title Our Jungle Fighters Want Socks - Please Knit Now
Collection Imperial War Museum: Posters of Conflict - The Visual Culture of Public Information and Counter Information
Artist Games, Abram
Printer J Weiner Ltd, 71/5 New Oxford Street, London WC1
Publisher/Sponsor HMSO
Creator Date Of Birth 1914
Creator Date Of Death 1996
Concept comforts, civilian effort, humorous, military personnel, uniform
Description whole: the image occupies the majority. the title is separate and positioned across the top edge, in black, and across the bottom edge, in red. The text is separate and placed across the bottom edge, in black. All set against a white background.
image: a depiction of a pair of knitting needles with socks placed over their ends so that they look like legs. They 'walk' through a 'jungle' of wool.
text: A. GAMES.
OUR JUNGLE FIGHTERS WANT SOCKS
PLEASE KNIT NOW
FOR INFORMATION PATTERNS AND WOOL APPLY TO [blank]
PRINTED FOR H.M. STATIONERY OFFICE BY J. WEINER LTD., LONDON. W.C.1.
51-1754
P.R. 124
Object knitting needle, sock, wool
Id Number Current Accession IWM PST 2978
Location Creation Site Great Britain
Measurements Dimensions 762 mm x 507 mm
Format Series Notes P.R. 124. 51-1754. A section at the foot of the poster has been left blank to allow for the addition of local details.
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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