M24608.29 | Your King and country need you to maintain the honour and glory of the British Empire, 1914-18

 
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Poster
Your King and country need you to maintain the honour and glory of the British Empire, 1914-18
Lawson Wood
1914-1918, 20th century
74.6 x 50.2 cm
M24608.29
© McCord Museum
Keywords:  advertisement (9) , Poster (21) , Sign and symbol (2669)
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Sara IPublished by Sara I on 2016-09-27 14:57:05
Propaganda was a major part of World War One. and it was one of the main reasons why people were persuaded to go to war. Propaganda was there to justify the war to the people. It also helped promote recruitment into the armed forces. It convinced the population that their sacrifices (essentially there lives) will be rewarded. They will be rewarded by taking pride in maintaining the "honor and glory of the British Empire".
MariafernandaPublished by Mariafernanda on 2016-03-10 18:42:09
In this image shows that Canada is proud that the British need your help, so making them feel honorable to go to war.
CameronDriscollPublished by CameronDriscoll on 2016-03-01 09:53:12
Nationalism is shown in the sign poster. Its making Canadians proud that the British needs their help, its making them feel honourable going to war. The solider in the poster is very well dressed and he looks like he is proud of himself. The poster is trying to make the reader feel that they should feel a sense of glory going to war with the British.
ColeCondlyPublished by ColeCondly on 2016-02-21 15:45:44
-Many of the Canadian residences were civilians of Britain or first generation British (65%), they felt a duty to fight for their country

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