Art Wall Keep Calm and Carry on by The United Kingdom Gallery Wrapped Canvas Art, 18 by 24-Inch
- Artist: Government of the United Kingdom^Title: Keep Calm and Carry On^Type: War Propoganda Poster^Dimensions: 18x24^Reproduction is completely made in the USA; printed on high quality canvas and professionally hand-stretched/gallery wrapped
Art wall 'keep calm and carry on' by the united kingdom gallery wrapped canvas art. the poster was third in a series of three. the previous two posters from the series, "freedom is in peril. defend it with all your might" (400, 000 printed) and "your courage, your cheerfulness, your resolution will bring us victory" (800, 000 printed) were issued and used across the country for motivational purposes, as the ministry of information assumed that the events of the first weeks of the war would demoralise the population. planning for the posters started in april 1939; by june designs were prepared and by august 1939, they were on their way to the printers, to be placed up within 24 hours of the outbreak of war. the posters were designed to have a uniform device, be a design associated with the ministry of information and have a unique and recognisable lettering, with a message from the king to his people. an icon of a "tudor" crown was chosen to head the poster, rather than a photograph. the .