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War Posters Issued by Belligerent and Neutral Nations 1914-1919 by Various

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WAR POSTERS

BRITISH WAR FRONTS

VOLUMES ILLUSTRATED BY MARTIN HARDIE, A.R.E.

OUR ITALIAN FRONT

Described by H. WARNER ALLEN. With 50 full page illustrations in colour, and a sketch map. Square demy 8vo., cloth.

Price 25s. net.

BOULOGNE: A WAR BASE IN FRANCE

Containing 32 reproductions 8 in colour and 24 in sepia from drawings completed on the spot. Square demy 8vo., cloth.

Price 7s. 6d. net.

OTHER VOLUMES

THE SALONIKA FRONT

Painted by WILLIAM T. WOOD, R.W.S. Described by CAPTAIN A. J. MANN, R.A.F. With 32 full page illustrations in colour, and 8 in black and white; also a sketch map. Square demy 8vo., cloth.

Price 25s. net.

THE NAVAL FRONT

A Book dealing with the world wide front held by the British Navy throughout the war.

By LIEUT. GORDON S. MAXWELL, R.N.V.R. Illustrated in colour by LIEUT. DONALD MAXWELL, R.N.V.R. Containing 32 full page illustrations, 16 of them in colour, Square demy 8vo., cloth.

In Preparation.

THE IMMORTAL GAMBLE

And the part played in it by H.M.S. "Cornwallis."

By A. T. STEWART, Acting Commander, R.N., and the REV. C. J. E. PESHALL, Chaplain, R.N. With 32 illustrations and a map.

Price 6s. net; now offered at 3s. 6d. net.

MERCHANT ADVENTURERS, 1914 1918

By F. A. HOOK. With a Foreword by the Rt. Hon. LORD INCHCAPE OF STRATHNAFER, G.C.M.C., G.C.S.I., etc. Containing 32 full page illustrations from photographs, and appendixes. Large crown 8vo., cloth.

In the Press.

PUBLISHED BY

A. AND C. BLACK, LTD., 4, 5 AND 6 SOHO SQUARE LONDON, W. 1.

[Illustration: 1]

A. WOHLFELD.

"FRAUEN UND M√ĄDCHEN! SAMMELT FRAUENHAAR!"

(Women and girls! collect women's hair!)

Poster appealing for gifts of women's hair, issued from the office of the Collecting Committee, Berlin.

WAR POSTERS ISSUED BY BELLIGERENT AND NEUTRAL NATIONS 1914 1919

SELECTED & EDITED BY MARTIN HARDIE AND ARTHUR K. SABIN

A. & C. BLACK, LTD. SOHO SQUARE, LONDON, W. 1920

TO FRANK PICK, ESQ.

OF THE UNDERGROUND ELECTRIC RAILWAYS COMPANY, IN HONOUR OF HIS BRAVE AND SUCCESSFUL EFFORT TO LINK ART WITH COMMERCE

CONTENTS

PAGES

CHAPTER I. POSTERS AND THE WAR 1

CHAPTER II. GREAT BRITAIN 7

CHAPTER III. FRANCE 15

CHAPTER IV. GERMANY AUSTRIA HUNGARY 21

CHAPTER V. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 28

CHAPTER VI. OTHER COUNTRIES 36

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

ARRANGED UNDER THE NAMES OF ARTISTS AND GROUPED UNDER THE COUNTRIES OF ISSUE

Illustrations marked with an asterisk () are in colour.

GERMANY

1. A. WOHLFELD.

FRAUEN UND MADCHEN! SAMMELT FRAUENHAAR! (Women and girls! Collect your hair!) A poster appealing for gifts of women's hair, issued from the office of the collecting Committee, Berlin.

GREAT BRITAIN

2. BERNARD PARTRIDGE.

TAKE UP THE SWORD OF JUSTICE. Issued by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee. No. 106 of their posters. Also issued as a poster stamp and as a "Flag Day" souvenir.

3. F. ERNEST JACKSON.

SONG TO THE EVENING STAR. This poster was one of a group of four which were sent out by the Underground Electric Railways Company of London for use in dug outs in France and other places abroad, Christmas, 1916.

4. T. GREGORY BROWN.

THEIR HOME, BELGIUM. War Loan Poster, published in 1918.

5. FRANK BRANGWYN, R.A.

BRITAIN'S CALL TO ARMS. Recruiting poster published by the Underground Electric Railways Company of London, 1914.

6. J. WALTER WEST.

HARVEST TIME, 1916: WOMEN'S WORK ON THE LAND. Issued by the Underground Electric Railways Company of London, Ltd.

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