'Army Education Scheme will prepare you for your return to civil life', 1944
Colour lithograph information poster for the Army Education Scheme, after Abram Games (1914-1996), printed by Field Sons and Co Ltd., Bradford, for HM Stationery Office, 1944.
The subject of this demobilisation poster is 'Home Health' and 'Arts and Crafts'. Games has included a stylised depiction of a question mark (representing a soldier), wearing a suit with its arms and legs flung outwards. It stands before a line of objects representing various trades and professions; including building tools, kitchen utensils, a sewing machine and an artists' pallet. The Army Education Scheme helped prepare men for civilian life by training them and offering careers guidance.
From a collection of 45 posters from World War Two (1939-1945).
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National Army Museum, London
National Army Museum, Study collection