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Firth, fl 1949 :For peace sake, cross out the top line. Pelorus Press [1949].

Reference Number: Eph-C-ROTH-Peace-1949-01

Shows a red arm and fist using a quill pen to stab a sword or crucifix, on a green background.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Posters, Ephemera and Relief prints, related to Firth, Herbert Otto Roth, Pelorus Press (Auckland), Swords, Hand, Pens, Referendum, Draft and Peace movements.

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Firth, fl 1949 :For peace sake, cross out the top line. Pelorus Press [1949]., Reference Number Eph-C-ROTH-Peace-1949-01 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s) on poster.Relief print, 334 x 252 mm.. Vertical imageEphemera

Historical Notes: On 3 August 1949, a national referendum voted 553,016 to 152,443 in favour of continued conscription for military service. This was despite the advice of this poster, which advised votes to cross out the line which said: "I vote for conpulsory military training", and to leave intact the line that said: "I vote against compulsory military training".

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

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

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