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Description found in Archives

If You Don't Need It...Don't Buy It :  Canada's war effort and production sensitive campaign.


1942 ?

Place of creation


1 Reproduction : Offset lithograph on light card
Support: cm
Inventory no.: 101929

Scope and content

Work appears to have been acquired in 1942 (See CR 1942-33).
Larger versions of this poster were also produced.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Under the supervision of an art archivis
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-033447
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
A161/X5 Item no. assigned by LAC 53
90: Open
Other accession no.
1983-030 X PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1983-30-53
Copyright: Expired / Expiré

Additional name(s)

Artist: McLaren,

Additional information

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Signed.
Inscription: printed in image, t.: If you don't need it...; .lc.: DON'T BUY IT; l.l.: M[^c]Laren; b.: ISSUED BY THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC INFORMATION, UNDER AUTHORITY OF HON. J.T. THORSON, MINISTER OF NATIONAL WAR SERVICES, OTTAWA; l.r.: EC-1 / Printed in Canada (Partial Transcription)

Subject heading

1. World War, 1939-1945 Economic aspects Canada
2. War posters, Canadian.
3. World War, 1939-1945 Canada


Other system control no.