Hitchin Warship Week: leaflet, savings promotion; William Carling & Co Ltd; 1942...

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Hitchin Warship Week: leaflet, savings promotion

About this object

Single sheet of pale blue paper, folded in two and printed in black. Contains programme of events for Warship Week, to raise funds to rebuild warship 'Cossack'. Illustration of the ship on cover.

Towns and villages throughout the country took part in 'Warship Weeks'. These were campaigns, to raise money towards sponsoring a warship. Hitchin adopted HMS Cossack, a destroyer. the community sent presents such as gloves, balaclavas and cards to those serving on the ship, and the ship sent plaques, photographs, or other souvenirs back. Sometimes visits by officers or crew were arranged.

Maker

William Carling & Co Ltd

Maker Role

Printer

Date Made

1942

Place Made

United Kingdom,England,Hertfordshire,Hitchin

Medium and Materials

paper & ink,printers

Measurements

whole height 217mm whole width 140mm

Collection

Hitchin Museum

Object Type

leaflet

Object number

7818

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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