Antiques Roadshow: Keep Calm and Carry On

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:

Read the full story. I posted a comment redirecting people to the information written for my PhD, as it’s been garbled, but the Daily Mail clearly strips out ANY links…

By Second World War Posters

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.

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