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Your Chums are Fighting, Why aren't You? :  recruitment campaign.



Place of creation


1 reproduction : offset lithograph on wove paper laid down on linen backing
Support: 61.400 x 95.500 cm

Scope and content

This poster is laid down on a linen backing. There are losses visible recto, centre and black tape on recto of the work. It has been slightly cropped. This is the poster copied under negative number: C-29484.
There is a second copy of this poster: accession number: 1983-28-896.
One of two labels in VSAD transparency cabinet identifies the artist as C.J. Patterson, the other as unknown artist. The name of the artist does not appear on the poster.
Present location: 2000818388.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Physical access through an art archivist
. No restriction on use for reproduction or publication
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-029484
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
A153/X3 Item no. assigned by LAC 897
90: Open
Other accession no.
1983-028 X PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1983-28-897
Copyright: Expired

Additional information

Other copies exist: 1983-28-896

Availability of other formats note
Colour slide format available

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Dated.
Inscription: In the print, t.: Your Chums are Fighting / b.: Why aren't You? [last word underlined] / No. 2 Central Recruiting Committee. No. 2 Military Division, Toronto. ; l.r.: Stone Ltd [underlined] ; in pencil v., u.l.: Int WO. C-I-Rec-EW-076 / Parcel 98 / l.r.: C-29484

Subject heading

1. Social - Recruitment - First World War - Canada.
2. Sociale - Recrutement - la première Guerre mondiale - Canada.
3. World War, 1914-1918 Recruiting & enlistment Canada.


Other system control no.