The Empire needs men!
Straker Brothers Ltd. (Primary maker)
First World War recruitment poster; 'The Empire needs men! The overseas states all answer the call. Helped by the young lions, the old lion defies his foes. Enlist now.' Published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, London; poster no. 58. A poster focused on the colonies and their dedication to Britain’s war. An adult male lion, symbolising Britain, stands on a rocky outcrop. Below, stand four young lions symbolising the Commonwealth and British Empire. Original artwork by Arthur Wardle
Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
National Museums NI