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Final Design for War Poster "Men of Valor. They Fight for You" :  war propaganda campaign - World War II.



Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour / aquarelle : pen and black ink, brush and black ink with grey and black washes over pencil on commercial board
Support: 88.000 x 76.500
Image: 72.500 x 55.900

Scope and content

a final design for the war poster "Men of Valor. They Fight for You" featuring Capt. Fred Slocombe and brave crew delivering an icebreaker to Murmansk through a raging sea and aerial battle;
there are also, in the collection, several preliminary studies as well as English and French actual posters - see Acc. Nos. 1987-72x-94;95;96;103;104
Poster produced for Wartime Information Board

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Restricted. Document requires special ha
ndling because of fragility
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-103326
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
A537/X3 Item no. assigned by LAC 211
90: Open
Other accession no.
1987-072 PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1987-72-211 The Hubert Rogers Collection, Gift of Mrs. Helen Priest Rogers
Copyright: Estate of the artist until 2032

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: inscribed in brush and black ink, recto, b.r.: HUBERT / ROGERS / OTTAWA; in green pencil, verso, u.r: RETURN TO / ROLPH-CLARK STONE LTD. / TORONTO CANADA (partial)

Subject heading

1. Seamen.
2. Campaigns & battles.
3. Airplanes.


Other system control no.