Week 5 B -Graphics, Typography & Package Design

Week Ten Graphics, Typography & Package Design

8. War Posters

8.7. White Elephant Posters, WW2, Ottawa, Ontario c. 1940

Printed by Natonal War Services, Hon. J.T. Thorson, Minister

"Shortages in almost all resources and materials curtailed normal factory production, and most advertising reflected the change."

These posters printed in both French and English discouraged Candians from buying what they did not need, hence, more materials left for the war effort.