Let's Go...CANADA!

Item

Title

Let's Go...CANADA!

Description

Artist: Eveleigh, Henry
Issued by the Director of Public Information, Ottawa, Canada

An original colour lithograph poster with a young Canadian soldier as the central figure. His head is uncovered by the protection of a helmet and he holds his rifle and bayonet confidently at the ready as the Union flag flies at his back.

The illustrator, Henry Eveleigh was one of Canada's foremost educators in graphic design during the early 20th century. Born to British parents in Shanghai, China in 1909 he later studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London, UK, before immigrating to Montreal, Canada in 1938.

Date

c. 1941-1942

Medium

Paper, ink

Provenance

Generously donated by Christine Wildman to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum.

Extent

45.7 x 30.5 cm (18 x 12 in.)

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