Lend to Defend 1942

Lend to Defend 1942

Tom Purvis
£170.00

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  • Condition: A+ (japan backed)
  • Date: 1942
  • Designer: Tom Purvis (1888 - 1959)
  • Printer: J Weiner Ltd
  • Publisher: National Savings Committee
  • Size: Single Crown (380 x 255mm)

Famed for his pre-war dramatic use of flat colour, Purvis adopted a much more naturalistic approach in this 1942 War Bonds poster. Based on his son, John, the design is a touching and powerful ‘call-to-action’ to preserve family values threatened by military defeat.