H.M.S. "Nelson" firing a broadside with her 16-inch guns. This ship is armed with nine of these great guns and many smaller ones.

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

Description

Color image of a British warship at sea, firing its guns. Dark smoke is seen in the background. The ship is flying the White Ensign flag of the Royal Navy.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 38 x 51 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 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 3308 times , with 44 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: H.M.S. "Nelson" firing a broadside with her 16-inch guns. This ship is armed with nine of these great guns and many smaller ones.
  • Series Title: British War Posters

Description

Color image of a British warship at sea, firing its guns. Dark smoke is seen in the background. The ship is flying the White Ensign flag of the Royal Navy.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 38 x 51 cm.

Notes

H.M.S. stands for "His Majesty's Ship."

"P.G"--Printed at lower left corner of poster.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 130
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2124
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 BIS 5
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc523

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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.

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Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 9:55 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 2, 2010, 11:26 a.m.

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H.M.S. "Nelson" firing a broadside with her 16-inch guns. This ship is armed with nine of these great guns and many smaller ones., poster, Date Unknown; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc523/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.