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Beckoning Collection

Background imageBeckoning Collection: The Blue Ray by Shirland Quin - Flyer, Eastbourne Production

The Blue Ray by Shirland Quin - Flyer, Eastbourne Production
The Blue Ray by Shirland Quin. First produced at the Devonshire Park Theatre in Eastbourne on 28th November 1927. Back and front pages of the flyer for the Eastbourne production

Background imageBeckoning Collection: WWI Poster, The Recruiting Sergeant

WWI Poster, The Recruiting Sergeant
WWI Parliamentary Recruiting Committee Poster, The Recruiting Sergeant, shown beckoning for men to join him. Date: 1915

Background imageBeckoning Collection: Poster design, British Industries Fair 1933

Poster design, British Industries Fair 1933
Poster design, British Industries Fair, opening 20 February 1933, by Tom Purvis. 1933

Background imageBeckoning Collection: British recruitment poster, An Appeal To You, WW1

British recruitment poster, An Appeal To You, WW1
British recruitment poster, design by Alfred Leete, An Appeal To You, April 1915, First World War. 1915

Background imageBeckoning Collection: Comic postcard, Little boy on the beach with bucket and spade Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Little boy on the beach with bucket and spade Date: 20th century

Background imageBeckoning Collection: Comic postcard, Little boy on the beach

Comic postcard, Little boy on the beach with bucket and spade Date: 20th century

Background imageBeckoning Collection: World War 1 British Soldier

World War 1 British Soldier, original lithograph printed on reverse of unused advertising posters for cut out standing beckoning figure for use at recruiting station

Background imageBeckoning Collection: WWI Poster, Come and do your bit, join now

WWI Poster, Come and do your bit, join now
Come and Do Your Bit, Join Now. Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster, with a smiling, beckoning soldier in khaki. Date: 1916

Background imageBeckoning Collection: Come Over Here, Revue by Wilson Mizner and Max Pemberton

Come Over Here, Revue by Wilson Mizner and Max Pemberton. First performed at the London Opera House, on Londons Kingsway, seen here in the background, sadly long ago destroyed

Background imageBeckoning Collection: Comic wartime scene on the Western Front

Comic wartime scene on the Western Front
A comic wartime scene on the Western Front, showing soldiers and explosions on the right, and a woman in a bombed-out building on the left. 1914-1918

Background imageBeckoning Collection: Army recruitment poster

Army recruitment poster for the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee. It is simply a black and white photograph of a soldier in uniform, beckoning to others to join him

Background imageBeckoning Collection: Fairy Stories for Tiny Folk back cover

Fairy Stories for Tiny Folk back cover
A bold, colourful yet charming scene showing an elf-like figure peering from behind trees and beckoning to a rabbit

Background imageBeckoning Collection: Mum Reads to Kids 1867

Mum Reads to Kids 1867
Victorian mother about to read to children


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