A battery of Britain's giant coastal-defence guns mounted on railway trucks.

Description:

Poster is a color drawing of a large military gun mounted on a train truck. The gun is being fired, and similar guns are seen firing in the distance. Small figures of soldiers can be seen covering their ears. The background is a brightly colored yellow and orange sky.

Creator(s): Davies, Roland.
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
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Description:

Poster is a color drawing of a large military gun mounted on a train truck. The gun is being fired, and similar guns are seen firing in the distance. Small figures of soldiers can be seen covering their ears. The background is a brightly colored yellow and orange sky.

Note:

"P.L."--Printed at lower right corner below picture.

On the back of the poster is a stamp: "BRITISH INFORMATION SERVICES 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York City"

Not listed in library indexes or catalogs as of 5/28/2004.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 38 x 52 cm.

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Keyword(s): artillery | British military power | coastal defense | railway trucks | coast artillery | coastal-defence guns | coastal-defense guns | British military | weapons
Contributor(s):
Series Title: British War Posters
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 249
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2010
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 Davies 2
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc444
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public