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"This was our finest hour" by Pat Keely, June 1940 or later. Gouache on paper.

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This was our finest hour

"This was our finest hour" by Pat Keely, June 1940 or later

Catalogue ref: INF 3/137Links to the Catalogue


A strongly coloured war effort poster depicting an oversized British soldier standing in defence of the white cliffs of Dover. The slogan ‘This was our finest hour' is taken from Churchill's speech to the House of Commons on 18 June 1940.