Britain Shall Not Burn

Britain Shall Not Burn
  • Title :     Britain Shall Not Burn
  • Artist:     Unknown, Designer H. M. Stationery Office, London Publisher Fosh & Cross Ltd. Printer
  • Accession:     1993.1.61
  • Country:     Great Britain London
  • Date:     1939 1945
  • Dimensions:     Inches 30 20, Centimeters 76.2 50.8
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Posters and Printed Ephemera
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     Anti-Nazism , War/Military , World War II 1940-1945 , Propaganda
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, Gift of The Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida
  • URL:     1993.1.61.JPG
  • Tags:     War and Political Propaganda~Posters and Printed Ephemera
Ink on paper poster promoting the important role of the British fire guard in protecting Britain from Nazi bombs; image depicts the Nazis represented as an anthropomorhic bomb with comical facial features, arms formed by red flames and swastika emblem is located at the center of bomb set against a blue sky in the background; multiple lines of inscriptions at top and bottom sections.