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EPHEMERA

Title

Britain is fighting for the freedom of Europe

Object Name

Poster

Maker

Straker Brothers Ltd. (Primary maker)

Date Made

18/1914
18/1914

Place Made

Bishopsgate, London

Description

First World War recruitment poster; 'Britain is fighting for the freedom of Europe and to defend your mothers, wives and sisters from the horrors of war. Enlist now'; published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, London; poster no.49. Banner-style text-only recruitment poster asking men to 'defend' their 'mothers, wives and sisters' from the 'horrors of war'.

Materials

paper

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Date Collected

1973
1973

Catalogue Number

BELUM.O436.1973

Copyright

National Museums NI