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Title 1932: ’Herr’ Hitler, 1942: Hér Hitler [1932: ’Herr’ Hitler, 1942: The Challenge of Hitler]
Collection Imperial War Museum: Posters of Conflict - The Visual Culture of Public Information and Counter Information
Artist Unknown
Printer Fosh and Cross Ltd, London
Publisher/Sponsor National Savings Committee; Scottish Savings Committee; Ulster Savings Committee; HMSO
Associated Person Hitler, Adolf
Concept war loans / savings, civilian effort, shipping, artillery
Description whole: the image occupies the majority. The title and text are partially integrated and placed in the upper half, in red, held within a white inset.
image: a stylised depiction of two British battleships at sea, with the barrels of two naval guns projected across the foreground.
text: HEB ABERTH - - HEB DDIM.
1932: 'Herr' Hitler
1942: Hér Hitler
HÉR YW HON I CHWI YM MEIRION
A GÂR GYFIAWNDER A DAIONI.
GEILW Wythnos y Llynges am eich aberth CHWI.
ER MWYN A Fu, a Sydd, ac a Ddaw.
BUDDSODDWCH YN HAEL.
EIN NÔD-HANNER MILIWN.
W.F.P. 110
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 FOSH and CROSS LTD., LONDON
(51/8957)
[No sacrifice, no gain. 1932: 'Herr' Hitler. 1942: The challenge of Hitler. This is a challenge to you in Meirion who love justice and good. The Naval Week call for your sacrifice. For the sake of past, present and future. Invest generously. Our target - Half a Million.]
Object warship, artillery piece
Id Number Current Accession IWM PST 16500
Location Creation Site Great Britain
Measurements Dimensions 739 mm x 494 mm
Material lithograph and letterpress on paper
Format Series Notes W.F.P. 110. (51/8957). A version without text was also produced (see PST 16501). Produced as part of a series of posters (see PST 16504 and PST 16505).
Event WW2 British Home Front
Related Country Great Britain GB
Text Language Welsh, English
Rights IWM reproduction right
Style Period Period 1939-1945
Production Method lithograph in 2 colours and letterpress in 1 colour
Work Type poster
 

 

 

 

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