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AT THE FRONT!  Every fit Briton, Lionel Edwards

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Artist   Lionel Edwards - View Bio
Title   AT THE FRONT! Every fit Briton
Date Of Work   1915
Dimensions   20x30 inches
Notes   Mint, Linen backed original World War 1 rare stone lithographic poster. At the front! Every fit Briton should join our brave men at the front. Enlist now / printed by E.S. & A. Robinson Ltd., Bristol. London : Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, [1915]. Poster showing cavalry in battle, with horses reacting to an explosion in the foreground.
Until March 2, 1916, when the Military Service Act introduced conscription, Great Britainís World War I army was comprised entirely of volunteers. Many of the most famous wartime posters were recruitment appeals. The Parliamentary Recruiting Committee was set up following the outbreak of war in August 1914. This poster, by an unknown artist (signed with a monogram), is number 84 in the series. The background boarder of this original is Army green.
A copy of this rare poster is part of the Library of Congress.
This original poster is copyright protected by The Vintage Poster; Laguna Beach, CA. 92651.
Price Category   Category D  View Price Categories
Inventory Number   13475