Hi! You – Get Moving! Books for the Forces – Please!
Image shows a bottle-neck of forces personnel and civilians forming at the top of an escalator behind a sailor, kit-bag on shoulder, who blocks the way sitting reading “The Three Bears.” Not a great advertisement for literacy in the Royal Navy, but no doubt effective in promoting this war-time salvage drive which was supported by Churchill with a request that the public “look, and look again” at their bookshelves to provide something for the forces “to read in the long hours off-duty.”
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Five colour lithograph on wove paper. Light creasing, very good. Presented in a dark brown stained wooden frame. Sheet size: 70 x 47 cm.