A motor-cycle detachment of the British Army armed with "Tommy" guns.

One of 30 posters in the series: British War Posters available on this site.

Description

A color drawing of large number of soldiers on motorcycles, traveling down a road in the countryside. There are large tommy guns attached to the motorcycles, aimed forward, and the gun in the foreground appears to be firing.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 38 x 50 cm.

Creation Information

Davies, Roland. Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 820 times , with 20 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Titles

  • Main Title: A motor-cycle detachment of the British Army armed with "Tommy" guns.
  • Series Title: British War Posters

Description

A color drawing of large number of soldiers on motorcycles, traveling down a road in the countryside. There are large tommy guns attached to the motorcycles, aimed forward, and the gun in the foreground appears to be firing.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 38 x 50 cm.

Notes

"Roland Davies"--Artist's signature at lower right corner of picture.

"P.K."--Printed at lower right corner of poster below picture.

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Identifier

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 444
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. 1378
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Davies 3
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc292

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World War Poster Collection

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Dates

  • This poster's creation, acceptance, or submission date is unknown.

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 11:02 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 2, 2010, 11:26 a.m.

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Davies, Roland. A motor-cycle detachment of the British Army armed with "Tommy" guns., poster, Date Unknown; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc292/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.