Lord Kitchener, 1916 (Catalogue reference ZPER 34/148)

23 January 2014

14:00 - 15:00

Was the Lord Kitchener finger pointing poster really Britain's most popular and effective official recruitment design of the First World War? This talk draws upon official records from The National Archives to provide alternative and surprising stories.

James Taylor is a former curator, exhibition organiser and corporate membership manager of the National Maritime Museum who also writes and lectures on maritime and military art and design. Recent publications include: 'Your Country Needs YOU' - The Secret History of the Propaganda Poster (Saraband, 2013) and Careless Talk Costs Lives - Fougasse and the Art of Public Information (Conway, 2010).

Sponsored by the Friends of The National Archives.

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