A Few Careless Words May End in This

Title

A Few Careless Words May End in This

Subject

Communication Artifacts ; Advertising Media ; Poster

Description

Poster depicts a life boat full of people while a ship sinks in the background. Text: "A few careless words may end in this -- Many lives were lost in the last war through careless talk -- Be on your guard! Don't discuss movements of ships or troops"

Creator

Wilkinson, Norman
H.M. Stationery Office

Source

Emil A. Blackmore Museum Collection (Poster ID: 557)

Publisher

Greycaine Ltd., Watford and London

Date

1940

Rights

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Format

15 x 20 in.

Language

eng

Type

Still image

Identifier

557

Coverage

World War II, 1939-1945 ; United Kingdom (nation) ; Great Britain (island)

Collection

Citation

Wilkinson, Norman H.M. Stationery Office, “A Few Careless Words May End in This,” The Emil A. Blackmore Museum, accessed May 23, 2022, https://legionmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/277.

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