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Title ...But We’ve Got to Beat the Jap First
Collection Imperial War Museum: Posters of Conflict - The Visual Culture of Public Information and Counter Information
Artist Unknown
Printer Johnson, Riddle and Co Ltd, Penge, London SE20
Publisher/Sponsor National Savings Committee; Scottish Savings Committee; Ulster Savings Committee; HMSO
Date 1945
Concept war loans / savings, civilian effort, military personnel, uniform, weapons
Description whole: the image occupies the majority. The title is integrated and positioned in the upper quarter, in red. The main text is partially integrated and placed in the lower quarter, in black, set against a yellow background. Further text is integrated and located in the upper three-quarters, in white.
image: a full-length depiction of a Japanese soldier advancing with a rifle. Behind him, hanging as a backdrop, is a 'blueprint' inscribed with images of Britain's postwar future.
text: ...BUT WE'VE GOT TO BEAT THE JAP FIRST
BUILDING
AGRICULTURE
EDUCATION
ROADS
HOUSING
LEISURE
HEALTH
PLANS FOR THE FUTURE
NATIONAL SAVINGS
KEEP ON SAVING
W.F.P. 412.
Issued by the National Savings Committee, London; the Scottish Savings Committee, Edinburgh; and the Ulster Savings Committee, Belfast.
PRINTED FOR H.M. STATIONERY OFFICE BY JOHNSON RIDDLE AND CO., LTD., LONDON, S.E. 20.
51-944
Object rifle, cap, blueprint, tractor, house
Id Number Current Accession IWM PST 8101
Location Creation Site Great Britain
Measurements Dimensions 762 mm x 508 mm
Format Series Notes W.F.P. 412. 51-944.
Event WW2 British Home Front
Related Country Great Britain GB, Japan JP
Text Language English
Rights IWM reproduction right
Style Period Period 1939-1945
Work Type poster
 

 

 

 

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