NURSE TRAINING ADVERTISEMENT 1940s POSTER POSTCARD

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    Women were encouraged to join vital roles such as nurses, ambulance drivers, farm hands and wardens.
    WW11 Recruitment Poster.

    1. MET50 [deleted] 67 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Favorite Art/Photos/Videos--No Nudes, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      That's a great recruitment poster. Please consider submitting your photo with our group. Wonderful!

    2. star1950 67 months ago | reply

      Hi MET50, I go around all the museums etc.., and you can find some interesting stuff for sale.

    3. Smabs Sputzer 67 months ago | reply

      Cripes! What a glamorous nurse!

    4. Mr McHaddock 67 months ago | reply

      That face mask is so big, it'll go twice around her head !!

    5. star1950 67 months ago | reply

      It does look big when you look again at it!

    6. retro-dad [deleted] 66 months ago | reply

      i'm reminded of the Twilight Zone episode where the beautiful woman is on a world where her looks are considered hideous & the doctors tried their best to "cure" her of it, but to no avail...

    7. star1950 66 months ago | reply

      There is that kind of look there retro-dad.

    8. photofile2 57 months ago | reply

      Hey Jessie (did I spell it right, or is it Jesse?) Anyway, today this nurse would be elevated to doctor on looks alone. Interesting how she looks more like a model than a nurse. Look at those puckered lips. And perhaps she is musing about the other nurse pictured stealing her man (the doctor). This picture does conjure up a soap opera, say "General Hospital," and that may be why she appears so flawless.

    9. star1950 57 months ago | reply

      Yes your right about Jessie, I think it's a very wistful look. She is thinking:
      I could be on flickr talking to all those nice people instead of this humdrum hospital.

    10. RETRO STU 51 months ago | reply

      It looks very unusual for a WW2 recruitment poster - much too glamorous and not austere enough. Looks more like a book cover but maybe times had moved along since the 1940’s? When I was an Information Officer way back in 1989 working at publicity & recruitment for the Royal Navy such an image would not have done. We were always seeking to recruit RN nurses back then.

    11. star1950 51 months ago | reply

      Hi Stu, this is a reproduction and supposed to be like the real thing.
      The connection below is maybe more along the lines you did.

      www.scienceandsociety.co.uk/results.asp?image=10174720&am...

      Thank you as usual for your most welcome visit.

    12. RETRO STU 51 months ago | reply

      Hi Jessie. Thank you for that link. More like it indeed with the emphasis on the careers rather than personal glamorisation. Stuart.

    13. lewisboadle 38 months ago | reply

      Hi Star1950, all.

      I'm interested in using this image in a project. Who owns the copyright or is it public domain at this stage?

      Thankyou!

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