I have always said I’d be a little skeptical if a chunk of posters turned up in someone’s attic, but it appears that these are genuine. We have always been a little unsure what had happened to the posters, and research indicated that they may have been pre-circulated … if not, then they were likely pulped in the paper shortages, and it’s likely many who received them would have done so… so many posters exhorting paper saving:
Mass Communications Academic, @MMUBS. British Home Front Propaganda posters as researched for a PhD completed 2004. In 1997, unwittingly wrote the first history of the Keep Calm and Carry On poster, which she now follows with interest.