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Title 19.00 Hours - Time Now
Collection Imperial War Museum: Posters of Conflict - The Visual Culture of Public Information and Counter Information
Artist Ashton
Printer Survey Department of Ceylon
Publisher/Sponsor Royal Air Force, 222 Group
Date 11.1943
Concept empire / commonwealth, military personnel, animals, health / safety, natural phenomena / time / weather
Description whole: the image occupies the majority. The title is separate and positioned in the upper left, in black. The text is integrated and placed in the lower right in black, in the lower left in white, and partially integrated and located across the bottom edge, in black. All set against a white background.
image: a stylised depiction of a clock with the hands set to seven o'clock. The area around the clock is coloured in yellow and blue, except for a section corresponding to the number seven on the dial, which is coloured red.
text: 19.00 hrs
TIME NOW
FOR YOUR
SLACKS ON
LONG SLEEVES
MOZZY NET DOWN
ASHTON
SUNSET
SUNRISE
ZERO HOUR FOR MOSQUITO ATTACKS!
ISSUED BY HQ 222 GROUP CEYLON
PRINTED BY SURVEY DEPT., CEYLON, NOV: 1943. No. 123
FROM ORIGINAL SUPPLIED BY R.A.F
Object clock
Id Number Current Accession IWM PST 15917
Location Creation Site Ceylon
Measurements Dimensions 650 mm x 501 mm
Material lithograph on paper
Format Series Notes No. 123.
Event WW2 Ceylon Home Front
Related Country British Empire/Commonwealth BC, Great Britain GB, Sri Lanka LK
Text Language English
Rights IWM reproduction right
Style Period Period 1939-1945
Production Method lithograph in 4 colours
Production Notes Design produced from an original supplied by the Royal Air Force
Work Type poster
 

 

 

 

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