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It is nice in the surf but what about the men in the trenches : go and help [picture] / Artist: David H. Souter
Bib ID 2278376
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Souter, D. H. (David Henry), 1862-1935
 
Online Versions
Description Sydney : William Brooks & Co, [1917?] 
1 poster : col. ; 76 x 51 cm. 
Summary

World War I recruiting poster. Features the head and shoulders of a man swimming in the surf. "It is nice in the surf" appears in blue at the upper edge. "But what about the men in the trenches" appears in red and black at the centre. "Go and help" appears in red at the lower edge. "Win the war league, I serve." circular emblem appears on centre right side. The artist's signature appears lower left. "William Brooks & Co. Ltd. Litho 17 Castlereagh St Sydney" appears lower left.

Notes

Caption title.

National Library of Australia's copy has a tear centre right edge and some ceasing.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-135718440

Subjects Recruiting and enlistment -- Posters.  |  World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, Australian -- Posters.  |  War posters -- Australia.  |  War posters, Australian.  |  Posters, Australian.  |  Australia -- Armed forces -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. -- Posters.  |  Australia -- Posters.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Brooks, William
Exhibited Exhibited: "Keepsakes: Australians and the Great War", National Library of Australia, 26 November 2014 - 19 July 2015 

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