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"Children should be evacuated" by Dudley S Cowes, Unknown Date. Charcoal & gouache on board.

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Children should be evacuated

"Children should be evacuated" by Dudley S Cowes, Unknown Date

Catalogue ref: INF 3/87Links to the Catalogue


A poster designed for the Ministry of Health in the latter part of 1940 to reinforce the message that children should be evacuated out of London. The background to the poster shows a ‘blitzed' street with the Union Flag flying defiantly from the rubble. The better-known version of this poster showed a member of the auxiliary fire service and a young boy dressed up as a fireman, eager to do his bit for the war effort.

 
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