Vintage Canadian WW1 Propaganda 'The Kaiser's Despair', 1914-18, British Empire, Reproduction 200gsm A3 Vintage Propaganda Poster
An intriguing collection of Canadian World War I reproduction vintage propaganda posters , faithfully reproduced by World of Art and printed on quality 200gsm-thick four-star Green Star eco-friendly paper with a soft-satin low-sheen finish and high quality inks to retain colour vibrancy for years to come. Green star system approved paper is a universally recognised eco-responsibility paper based on the origin of the fibre and the manufacturing process. All our posters are standard A3 size and look beautiful with or without frames but if you're thinking of framing then a standard A3 frame will fit perfectly. All posters come with a thin white border
Please note before ordering all our posters are reproduction posters
Standard A3 Size
16.53" x 11.69"
42cm x 29.7cm
420mm x 297mm
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Changes can be seen in the difference of Canadian WWI and WW2 propaganda. While both were meant to increase support for the Allied war effort, during both wars, propaganda posters shifted from being largely word-based, informative, and humorous to being aggressive, in-your-face, and design-heavy. The federal government felt the strain of wartime demands and felt that it was necessary to make propaganda more dramatic in the hopes of not only building unity, but to cement the fear and hatred of fascism in citizens. Moreover, during WWI loyalty to the empire underscore much of what was produced. With WWII, a more nationalistic, Canada-central tone emerged. Also, the theme of good vs evil became much more heavily used.