A British anti-aircraft battery in action. More than 590 German raiders have been destroyed by anti-aircraft fire over Britain.

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

Description

An image of soldiers firing large anti-aircraft guns into the sky.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 38 x 51 cm.

Creation Information

Gardner, James, 1907-1995. Creation Date: Unknown.

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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 1456 times , with 36 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: A British anti-aircraft battery in action. More than 590 German raiders have been destroyed by anti-aircraft fire over Britain.
  • Series Title: British War Posters

Description

An image of soldiers firing large anti-aircraft guns into the sky.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 38 x 51 cm.

Notes

"James Gardner"--Artist's signature at lower left corner of picture.

"P.J."--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. 316
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2125
  • OCLC: 14921294 | External Link
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Gardner 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc392

Collections

This poster is part of the following collection 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. It's particularly strong in World War I French and American and World War II American "home front" posters, covering topics like war bonds, rationing, enlistment, security, and morale, and popular artists like Norman Rockwell, Theodore Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss), and Boris Artzybasheff.

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

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 9:59 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 2, 2010, 11:24 a.m.

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Gardner, James, 1907-1995. A British anti-aircraft battery in action. More than 590 German raiders have been destroyed by anti-aircraft fire over Britain., poster, Date Unknown; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc392/: accessed April 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.