Rowland Brialey Studio :Victory. With the compliments of the Farmers' Trading Co. Limited, Hobson Street, Auckland, New Zealand's largest department store; 67 branches throughout the Auckland Province. 1946 calendar. Rowland Brialey Studio [1946]

Rowland Brialey Studio :Victory. With the compliments of the Farmers' Trading Co. Limited, Hobson Street, Auckland, New Zealand's largest department store; 67 branches throughout the Auckland Province. 1946 calendar. Rowland Brialey Studio [1946]
Date
1946
By
Farmers' Trading Company
Ref
Eph-C-WAR-WII-1946-02
Description

Poster calendar shows a central female figure draped in the flags of Britain, Russia, the United States and the Republic of China, holding high a banner with the word "Victory" on it. This figure stands on a small stand with Winston Churchill's words "Blood, toil, tears and sweat" on it. The figure is flanked by numerous small vignettes in monochrome showing wartime activities by airmen, army and navy personnel, nurses, factory workers, land girls and farmers. Down each side are the flags of the Allies, and military decorations including the Victoria Cross, DSO, Military Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Force Cross and George Cross.

At the top, topped and draped in laurel leaves are the following words: "The whole earth is the sepulchre of famous men; they are commemorated not only by columns and inscriptions in their own country, but in foreign lands also by memorials graven not on stone but on the hearts of men"

Quantity: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s).

Physical Description: Photolithograph, 508 x 369 mm.

Additional description

Alternative form available: Scanned from original

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Format
1 colour photo-mechanical print(s), Ephemera, Photolithographs, Posters, Calendars, Photolithograph, 508 x 369 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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Farmers' Trading Company. Rowland Brialey Studio :Victory. With the compliments of the Farmers' Trading Co. Limited, Hobson Street, Auckland, New Zealand's largest department store; 67 branches throughout the Auckland Province. 1946 calendar. Rowland Brialey Studio [1946]. Ref: Eph-C-WAR-WII-1946-02. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/32998769

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