Take the wheel : --steer a course for future success while serving your country in the United States Navy or the U.S. Naval Reserve.

One of 388 posters in the series: American War Posters available on this site.

Description

The upper half of the poster shows a painting of a large U.S. battleship, with additional ships seen in the background. In the lower half of the poster, to the left of the poster caption, is a small image of a naval officer looking through a porthole with binoculars and a sailor in a white uniform steering the ship.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 107 x 71 cm.

Creation Information

Murphey, Matt. 1941.

Context

This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 231 times , with 9 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Titles

  • Main Title: Take the wheel : --steer a course for future success while serving your country in the United States Navy or the U.S. Naval Reserve.
  • Alternate Title: Take the wheel, steer course for future success while serving your country in the Navy or Naval Reserve
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

The upper half of the poster shows a painting of a large U.S. battleship, with additional ships seen in the background. In the lower half of the poster, to the left of the poster caption, is a small image of a naval officer looking through a porthole with binoculars and a sailor in a white uniform steering the ship.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 107 x 71 cm.

Notes

"NRB-30696-11-17-41-15M"

"Matt Murphey--USN."--Artist's signature at lower right corner of picture.

Listed in 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 110. Title differs slightly in Monthly Catalog entry.

This poster is stored with two other posters, which have the following call numbers: 1557, 2257.

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Identifier

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 808
  • Government Documents No.: N 17.23/2:W 56
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Murphey 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc142

Collections

This poster is part of the following collections of related materials.

World War Poster Collection

From World War I French victory figures to grim views of the Nazi regime, these posters demonstrate the power of words and images.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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Creation Date

  • 1941

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 2:04 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 23, 2011, 12:40 p.m.

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Past 30 days: 9
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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Murphey, Matt. Take the wheel : --steer a course for future success while serving your country in the United States Navy or the U.S. Naval Reserve., poster, 1941; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc142/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.