Original Lewitt-Him Shanks' Pony poster WW2

Go By Shanks' Pony


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  • Condition: B+ (closed tear center base)
  • Date: 1943
  • Designer: 'Lewitt-Him' - Jan Le Witt (1907-1991) and George Him (1900-1982)
  • Printer: HM Stationery Office
  • Publisher: Ministry of War Transport & the Ministry of Labour & National Service
  • Size: DC (510 x 760 mm)

A famous wartime poster by the Polish design duo Lewitt-Him for the British Ministry of War Transport, exhorting the public to walk whenever possible and leave transport clear for war purposes. ‘Shanks’ Pony’ is a colloquial phrase for going by foot.