Seduction Or Instruction?

First World War Posters in Britain and Europe
Author: James Aulich,John Hewitt
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719075902
Category: Art
Page: 218
View: 3929
"Seduction or instruction? considers the museological and memorialising imperatives behind the formation of the war publicity collection at the Imperial War Museum and undertakes institutional and iconographical analyses of the British government's recruiting, war load and charity campaigns. It examines the effect of the inroads of the poster into important public and symbolic spaces and provides a comparative analysis of European poster design and the visual contribution of the poster through style and iconography to languages of 'imagined communities'." "This volume will be of interest to design historians, historians and readers involved with the study of communication arts, publicity, advertising and visual culture at every level."--Jacket.

Posters of the First World War

Author: David Bownes,Robert Fleming
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 0747815380
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
Page: 172
View: 7543
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 1914–18 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 impact. The selection in this book offers an informative guide to the range of posters created and to how they were displayed around the nation, and explores the public's increasing dissatisfaction with being patronised and goaded. From the iconic, commanding Your Country Needs YOU! to the anxious domestic scene of Daddy, What Did YOU Do in the War?, and including the infamous depiction of a bayoneting in Back Him Up!, this book puts the reader in the shoes of the Great War 'man in the street'.

British Posters of the First World War

Author: John Christopher
Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1445633302
Category: History
Page: 192
View: 413
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. This book looks at the art of these posters and explores the themes that emerged throughout the course of the conflict. For the most part the posters were calls to action, starting with the initial period of voluntary enlistment and leading on to conscription. Psychologically they worked on several levels, appealing to a sense of duty or tapping into feelings of guilt. Patriotic fervor was heightened by the appearance of the Union Jack, the King and, most enduringly perhaps, the iconic image of Lord Kitchener. In addition, propaganda posters heaped on the pressure with scenes of German atrocities, such as the sinking of the Lusitania and the specter of Zeppelin raids on England. Those not directly involved in the fighting were also urged to do their part; the women in particular by sending their men to the Front or working in the munitions factories or on the land. Even children had a part to play – ‘Daddy, what did YOU do in the war?’ Money is another recurring theme, with war savings and bonds financing the war effort and countless charities appealing for funds to care for the wounded and war orphans.

Posters of the First World War. -(1. Publ.)

Author: Maurice Rickards
Publisher: N.A
Category: War posters
Page: 32
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First World War Posters

Author: Rosalind Ormiston
Publisher: Flame Tree Pub
ISBN: 9780857758163
Category: Art
Page: 144
View: 3020
Features an introduction to the First World War and its posters, and 100 key works. Beautifully reproduced full-page artworks in an appealing hardback giftbook.

The First World War in posters, from the Imperial War Museum, London

Author: Joseph Darracott,Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
Publisher: N.A
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 23
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World War I in 40 Posters

Author: Ann P. Linder
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 081176530X
Category: History
Page: 176
View: 5718
Published during the war's centennial, this is the story of the First World War through forty propaganda posters. Essays explain each poster, unpacking the visual imagery and setting the poster within the military, political, social, and cultural history of the war.

First World War Posters Wall Calendar 2018 (Art Calendar)

Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781786643223
Page: N.A
View: 9617

Edinburgh Companion to the First World War and the Arts

Author: Ann-Marie Einhaus
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 1474401643
Category: History
Page: 480
View: 4482
A new exploration of literary and artistic responses to WW1 from 1914 to the presentThis authoritative reference work examines literary and artistic responses to the wars upheavals across a wide range of media and genres, from poetry to pamphlets, sculpture to television documentary, and requiems to war reporting. Rather than looking at particular forms of artistic expression in isolation and focusing only on the war and inter-war period, the 26 essays collected in this volume approach artistic responses to the war from a wide variety of angles and, where appropriate, pursue their inquiry into the present day. In 6 sections, covering Literature, the Visual Arts, Music, Periodicals and Journalism, Film and Broadcasting, and Publishing and Material Culture, a wide range of original chapters from experts across literature and the arts examine what means and approaches were employed to respond to the shock of war as well as asking such key questions as how and why literary and artistic responses to the war have changed over time, and how far later works of art are responses not only to the war itself, but to earlier cultural production.Key FeaturesOffers new insights into the breadth and depth of artistic responses to WWIEstablishes links and parallels across a wide range of different media and genresEmphasises the development of responses in different fields from 1914 to the present

Patriotic Culture in Russia During World War I

Author: Hubertus Jahn
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801485718
Category: History
Page: 229
View: 4413
A cultural history charting the rise and fall of Russian patriotism during the first few years of the Great War. Illustrated with period prints, posters and broadsides, the book traces the evolution of patriotic symbolism in popular entertainments and cultural production.

Das letzte Vivat

Plakate und Parolen aus der Kriegssammlung der k. k. Hofbibliothek
Author: Marianne Jobst-Rieder,Alfred Pfabigan,Manfred Wagner
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783900518431
Category: World War, 1914-1918
Page: 136
View: 8228

A Guide to War Publications of the First & Second World War

From Training Guides yo Propaganda Posters
Author: Arthur Ward
Publisher: Pen and Sword
ISBN: 1783831545
Category: History
Page: 256
View: 6407
In WW2 information leaflets and posters proliferated. Soldiers were bombarded with Field Regulations, airmen with the latest updates about airborne early warning, bomb sights and radio navigation and sailors with material that helped them identify enemy aircraft and submarines and told them how to operate the new ship board weapons to destroy them.??An abundance of familiar slogans exhorted the population to do the utmost: 'Go To IT!', 'Come Into The Factories', 'Keep Calm and Carry On', 'Dig For Victory', 'Lend A Hand on the Land', 'Walk When You Can'. Other messages warned of the consequences of irresponsible behaviour: 'Careless Talk Cost Lives', 'Loose Lips Sink Ships', 'Keep It Under Your Hat' and 'Be Like Dad, Keep Mum', the latter illustrating just how much social mores have, thankfully, changed in the last 75 years.??This book is concerned with the plethora of printed ephemera that was designed to educate, instruct, inform and entertain. Such original material can still be bought and is easy to store ‰ÛÒ the posters also often making attractive items for display ‰ÛÒ but as with all other authentic historical material supply is finite and examples of wartime publications in first class condition command a high price. This is the first time a single volume has been dedicated entirely to a long overlooked component of wartime collectables. It is designed to complement books which focus on traditional militaria such as uniforms, equipment and regalia and is intended to reveal just how much material was produced, across the board, by each of the warring nations. It will advise enthusiasts about what was produced, what is still available and where to find it and, importantly, how to conserve and store such vintage printed items.

Die Glasmenagerie

ein Spiel der Erinnerungen
Author: Tennessee Williams
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783596271092
Page: 111
View: 8563

Krieg dem Kriege

Neu herausgegeben vom Anti-Kriegs-Museum Berlin Mit einer Einführung von Gerd Krumeich
Author: Ernst Friedrich
Publisher: Ch. Links Verlag
ISBN: 3862843963
Category: History
Page: 320
View: 5136
Ernst Friedrichs 1924 zum ersten Mal erschienenes Buch »Krieg dem Kriege« ist ein Meilenstein der Friedensliteratur und der Friedenspädagogik. Das durchgehend viersprachig (Deutsch / Französisch / Englisch / Holländisch) gedruckte Werk wurde weltweit hundertausendfach verkauft und erregte wegen der drastischen Bilder von verstümmelten Soldaten und der klaren antimilitaristischen Sprache großes Aufsehen und viel Anstoß. Mehreren Generationen junger Menschen hat nicht zuletzt »Krieg dem Kriege« die Schrecken des Krieges vergegenwärtigt. Die Neuauflage im Ch. Links Verlag macht dieses wichtige Werk wieder zugänglich und erschließt es durch eine fundierte historische Einleitung von Gerd Krumeich für die Gegenwart. Eine biografische Skizze Ernst Friedrichs von seinem Enkel Tommy Spree informiert erstmals ausführlich über das bewegte Leben des Verfassers von »Krieg dem Kriege«.

Posters of the First World War

Author: Richard Slocombe,Nigel Steel
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781904897873
Category: Art
Page: 91
View: 4808
"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.