Contrast, Contradiction and Change Britain 1906-1918 link to Learning Curve home page
Effect of War 1914-18: Shortages and Rationing
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* Government poster issued in March 1917
(With thanks to the Trustees of the Imperial War Museum, London)
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* Imperial War Museum, London; government poster, 1917 *
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Look carefully at this source and consider what it tells you about shortages and rationing and how they affected people. You should consider:
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* What is the aim of the poster? *
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* Does this poster suggest that measures to get people to save food were working or not working? *
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