Gas.

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

Description

This poster features six individual cartoon panels illustrating the identification of various poisonous gases, including lewisite, mustard, tear, phosgene and clorpicrin. The text is printed in red and black. The cartoons are gray and black line drawings with selective fill of pink and red.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 89 x 119 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Army Service Forces. Special Service Division. 1943.

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 567 times , with 5 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Description

This poster features six individual cartoon panels illustrating the identification of various poisonous gases, including lewisite, mustard, tear, phosgene and clorpicrin. The text is printed in red and black. The cartoons are gray and black line drawings with selective fill of pink and red.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 89 x 119 cm.

Notes

Prepared and distributed by Army Orientation Course.

Army Air Forces distribution by Publications Division, Air Adjutant General, AAF.

Navy distribution by War Education Branch, BuPers, Navy Department.

"Prepared from public sources of information."

Same poster appears on verso of Newsmap, V. 1, no. 49, Monday, March 29, 1943.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 127
  • Call Number: Dewey No. 940.54 no.011
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 ASF 2
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc526

Collections

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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.

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

  • 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 9:48 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2015, 6:42 p.m.

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United States. Army Service Forces. Special Service Division. Gas., poster, 1943; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc526/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.