The Empire's Strength poster series. "Do You Know That Australia is the world's greatest exporter of wool...These Are The Sinews of War" Keith Henderson, artist.

The Empire's Strength poster series. "Do You Know That Australia is the world's greatest exporter of wool...These Are The Sinews of War"

London: H.M. Stationary Office, c. 1940. Attractive poster promoting Australian wool during World War II. Handsome image of a row of shearers, the first of whom is looking up towards you while shearing, with wool scattered around. Keith Henderson worked as a graphic artist for the Empire Marketing Board, from the 1920's. This is a lovely example of his work, with a great Australian connection. Three light fold lines o/w fine, bright condition. Text reads "Do you know that Australia is the world's greatest exporter of wool, and also supplies wheat, meat, dairy products, fruit and valuable metals: that aircraft and munitions are now being mass-produced in Australia. These Are The Sinews of War." 25 x 50", lithograph with at least 7 colors printed by Lowe & Brydone Printers Ltd, for H. M. Stationary Office. Item #11871

Price: $1,200.00

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