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Title

COME ALONG BOYS!

Object Name

Poster

Maker

The Haycock-Cadle Co (Primary maker)

Date Made

April 1915
1914
April 1915

Place Made

England: London
London

Description

First World War recruitment poster; 'Come Along Boys! Enlist Today.' Extract from letter written in the trenches of the Aisne by General Sir Horace Smith-Dorrien, "The moment the order came to go foward, there were smiling faces everywhere." Original artwork by W.H.Caffyn. Poster depicts a cheery smiling and pipe-smoking British infantry soldier; PRC Poster No.22; job 418; quantity 1220

Materials

paper

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Date Collected

1973
1973

Catalogue Number

BELUM.O407.1973

Copyright

National Museums NI