Posters of the First World War

Posters of the First World War

The First World War, a new low in the annals of armed conflict, coincided with a golden age for the relatively new art of advertising. Striking and colourful posters were produced throughout the years 1914Â?18 to recruit soldiers, promote investment, keep up morale and, naturally, to vilify the enemy; prominent artists including Alfred Leete paired bold images with punchy text to maximise impact. The selection in this book offers an informative guide to the range… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (July 10, 2014)

Collection: Shire Publications

Page count: 172 pages

Language: English


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