Posters of the First World War
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Published by Evelyn, Adams & Mackay in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Posters,
  • War posters

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementselected and reviewed by Maurice Rickards.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD527.5 .R5 1968b
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4935572M
ISBN 100238788253
LC Control Number76362594

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  will mark years since the outbreak of the First World War. First World War Posters is a striking and insightful foray into what this conflict meant to people all over the world and how their governments used poster art as a powerful appeal to everyone in society. Featuring fantastic posters from the UK, US, Canada, Australia and Europe, the human angle really comes through/5(9). And then there are posters that are simply great art. Ludwig Hohlwein, a German poster artist, is represented (poster #, added as a Customer Image). Hohlwein went on to have a productive career as a poster artist between the two world by: Shelves: 20th-century, world-war-i, propaganda Exactly what it says. This is an older book, so the reproductions aren't as crisp, and some of them are only black and white, but I continue to be fascinated by the seamless marriage of propaganda and art represented by these posters/5. The First World War coincided with a golden age of advertising, and throughout the conflict striking and colorful poster art was used to recruit soldiers, promote investment in the war, keep up morale - and, of course, to vilify the Rating: % positive.

  During the First World War the authorities emulated the simple slogans and strong graphic imagery of advertising posters to create a form of mass communication that was easily and instantly understood by the British public. They were aimed at the mostly illiterate working class who did more than their share to feed the machinery of war/5(3).   The First World War, a new low in the annals of armed conflict, coincided with a golden age for the relatively new art of advertising. Striking and colourful posters were produced throughout the years to recruit soldiers, promote investment, keep up morale and, naturally, to vilify the enemy; prominent artists including Alfred Leete paired bold images with punchy text to maximise s: 6. Buy Posters of the First World War by Rickards, Maurice (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1.   Buy British Posters of the First World War by John Christopher (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 6.

  That the Great War, called the First World War from about , was the first 'total war' becomes clear as these posters help make one aware of the scale of the war effort, both at the front and at home. In the first quarter of the book, the author provides a helpful illustrated introduction to the posters, their purpose and their s:   The First World War, a new low in the annals of armed conflict, coincided with a golden age for the relatively new art of advertising. Striking and colourful posters were produced throughout the years &#;18 to recruit soldiers, promote investment, keep up morale and, naturally, to vilify Author: David Bownes. "Recruitment, propaganda, rationing, fundraising--during the First World War posters were used to inform and rally the public as never before. This book includes iconic designs, such as Kitchener's pointing hand and 'Daddy, What Did YOU do in the Great War?', plus forgotten gems from Britain, Germany, France, Italy and America."--Publisher's Web site. The First World War coincided with a golden age of advertising, and throughout the conflict striking and colourful poster art was used to recruit soldiers, promote investment in the war, keep up morale - and, of course, to vilify the enemy.