1916 Original Wwi Irish Canadian Rangers Recruiting Poster


1916 Original Wwi Irish Canadian Rangers Recruiting Poster

This item has been shown 0 times.

Buy Now

1916 Original Wwi Irish Canadian Rangers Recruiting Poster:
$1,950


Date: c. 1916
Size: 41.25 x 27.5 inches
Notes:Poster, Linen-Backed
Artist: Anonymous

About The Poster: The poster, produced by the Montreal Litho Co. during the First World War, shows a soldier waving to troops, with ships leaving the harbour. The slogan, "We go next" addressed Irish Canadian Rangers.

The 199th battalion was raised in Montreal by the 55th Irish Canadian Rangers under General Order 69 of July 15th 1916. The battalion sailed for England December 21st 1916 where it was absorbed into the 23rd Reserve Battalion in May 1917. The 23rd Reserve Battalion was one of the reserve battalions for the Quebec Regiments and provided reinforcements to the 14th, 24th, 87th and 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles, these being English speaking Montreal Battalions serving with the Canadian Corps on the Western Front. Being fully depleted of all ranks effective September 15th 1917 the 199th was disbanded under General Order 82 of 1918.
During the war, posters played an important role as vectors of motivation and patriotic fervour. "The appeal of posters also lies in the use of familiar images and expressions. Graphic artists combined their skill with advertising copywriters to sway public opinion and unite people in support of the war effort. The posters’ effectiveness arises from complex designs of words and symbols to communicate, invite action and build consensus." (Source : Australian National Wartime Museum, Patriotism, Persuasion, Propaganda, American War Posters). This poster has been mounted on linen and is in very good condition. It is found in important national collections (Library and Archives Canada, Library of Congress, U.S.A, Canadian War Museum). Please ask to see our other military posters!

WE HAVE A 100% SATISFACTION RATING ON WHICH WE HAVE WORKED HARD TO EARN AND WHICH WE ARE VERY PROUD OF. PLEASE LET US KNOW IF THERE IS ANYTHING IN PARTICULAR YOU ARE LOOKING FOR -WITH OVER 3000 ITEMS IN STOCK, WE MIGHT JUST HAVE IT! Please note that all of our pochoirs, prints and posters are vintage, non-reproduction, original pieces. Please e-mail us with any questions or requests for additional information or photographs. Thanks very much for visiting - check out our store, vintagepostersforyou. We are happy to ship worldwide - SHIPPING COSTS LISTED BELOW ARE FOR STANDARD SHIPPING. EXPEDITED SHIPPING IS AVAILABLE AT ADDITIONAL COST TO BE DETERMINED AT TIME OF PURCHASE BASED ON DESTINATION.



1916 Original Wwi Irish Canadian Rangers Recruiting Poster:
$1,950

Buy Now



Military Bag picture
Military Bag


World War Ii True Copy Bomb Disposal School Art picture
World War Ii True Copy Bomb Disposal School Art


World War Ii Newsmap Volume 1 No. 12 July 13, 1942 picture
World War Ii Newsmap Volume 1 No. 12 July 13, 1942


Flier From Ship U.s.c.g 1943 picture
Flier From Ship U.s.c.g 1943


World War Ii Ordnance Bomb Dispose School Cloth Flag picture
World War Ii Ordnance Bomb Dispose School Cloth Flag


European Theater Of Operation Us Army Invasion Beach Sand picture
European Theater Of Operation Us Army Invasion Beach Sand