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1914 Recruiting Poster: The Scrap of Paper. Prussia's Perfidy - Britain's Bond... Can Britons Stand By While Germany Crushes An Innocent People? ENLIST TO-DAY. Coloured design, 51x76 cm. Published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee (Poster No. 7).  #50652
[HLMainPic] One of the earliest posters issued under the auspices of the PRCRecords the details of the Treaty of 1839 by which Britain, Germany, Austria, France & Russia guaranteed Belgian neutrality, but which Germany broke in 1914, ("the German Chancellor remarking that it was only a 'scrap of paper.'" As well as detailing these facts the poster reproduces the seals & signatures of the nations who were party to the agreement. Printed by Hanbury, Tomsett & Co., London NW. Stored flat, previously folded, VG. See illustration on our website.   £125

     


 

 



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