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Poster - Join the AIF: This is serious!

From the Collection of Wangaratta RSL Sub Branch 2-4 Templeton Street Wangaratta Victoria

Depicts a man donning a uniform, rifle in one hand, his civilian clothes lie in heap on the ground behind him.
48cm W x 71cm H
Object Registration
recruitment poster, ww2, james northfield
Historical information
Australian Commonwealth Military Forces Second World War recruitment poster. Released in 1941 before Japan had entered the war, at a time when many Australians were reluctant to enlist to fight on the other side of the world. James Northfield (1887 - 1973) was an Australian graphic artist active from the 1910s through to the 1960s .Northfield created a series of patriotic posters during World War II
When Made
c. 1939-1942
Made By
James Northfield (Maker), F W Niven P/L (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Full text; Join the AIF: This is serious! Enlist Now
Last updated
6 Mar 2020 at 4:46PM