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Are You breaking the Law? Patriotic Canadians will not hoard Food :  Canada Food Board sensitive campaign.




Hamilton, Ontario

Place of creation


1 print / estampe : coloured offset lithograph on wove paper
Support: 46.500 x 62.500 cm
Inventory no.: 101586

Scope and content

Scene depicting a man and a woman touching bags of hoarded flour and sugar that are sitting on a table. There is a silhouette of a passing policeman that is seen in their window.
Condition note: Tears at left and right sides, and bottom. Losses at top edge and upper left edge of support.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Physical access through an art archivist
. No restriction on use for reproduction or publication
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-095280
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
A158/X1 Item no. assigned by LAC 704
90: Open
Other accession no.
1983-028 X PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1983-28-704
Copyright: Expired / Expiré

Additional information

Other copies exist: 1983-28-705

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Dated.
Inscription: On the stone, t.: Are YOU breaking the Law? ; u.l. [logo]: CANADA FOOD BOARD / .S.O.S ; u.r. [notice attached to wall of room]: CANADA / FOOD BOARD / ORDER / FOOD HOARDERS / Fines $100[^00] to $1000[^00] / or / 3 months Prison / or / Both;.... b.: PATRIOTIC CANADIANS / WILL NOT HOARD FOOD ; l.l. [below image]: HOWELL LITH. HAMILTON.

Subject heading

1. War posters, Canadian.
2. Food supply Canada
3. World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Canada
4. Advertising Food Canada


Other system control no.