Keep It Dark (1939 – 1945)


Lithographic poster

25 x 31 cm

Sponsored by Her Majesty’s Stationery Office; printed by Perry Colourprint. A copy of this poster is held by the Imperial War Museum. This poster, bearing lyrics designed to be sung to the tune of “She’ll be coming round the mountain”, was designed for the Ministry of Information during the Second World War. It urges the population to avoid talking carelessly about details of Britain’s operational movements, which might unwittingly end up in the wrong hands.

Condition: good. Some small losses to extreme margins.

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