Lot 222: First World War. Step Into Your Place, circa 1915, colour lithograph poster, published by The Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, London, printed by David Allen & Sons Ld., one or two minor marks, and several pinholes to corners, sheet size 505 x 755mm (20 x 29.5ins). A recruiting poster for the army, possibly issued in May 1915 (the poster bears a printed code to the lower right corner 5/15), attempting to bolster recruitment into the army, before the passing of the Military Services Act in 1916, which introduced conscription. (1)
Dominic Winter's Fine Art & Antiques Auction July 2015
Thursday, 16th July 2015
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