Digitised Image

Artist unknown :Lest we regret ... don't talk. [1941].

Reference Number: Eph-D-WAR-WII-1941-02

Shows an ocean liner sinking, and a submarine in the left foreground.The inference is that the submarine is an enemy submarine which sank the liner, acting on information received through indiscrete conversation.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Silkscreen prints, Posters and Ephemera, related to Secrecy, Defence information, Classified, World War, 1939-1945 - Naval operations and Submarines (Ships).

Part of:
Artist unknown :Lest we regret ... don't talk. [1941]., Reference Number Eph-D-WAR-WII-1941-02 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s) on posterScreenprint on poster, 246 x 505 mm.. Horizontal imageEphemera

Historical Notes: This may be a New Zealand-produced poster; in any case copies were displayed widely throughout New Zealand from 3 November 1941 as part of a "Don't Talk" campaign. (See photograph at 1/4-041098-G). Advertisements with the same wording were published in periodicals (NZ Mirror, December 1941, page 41; NZ Listener 21 November 1941, page 13; NZ Listener, December 1941, page 11).

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original. .

Other copies available: File print, overhead transparency and colour transparency in Ephemera Room

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