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Churchill propaganda scarf


Code: M25235

By Filmyra Fabrics.  Approximately 82 x 85cm.  Colourful silk acetate propaganda scarf celebrating the wartime achievements of Prime Minister Winston Churchill.  It is printed with illustrations of him near Parliament, in the desert, with aircraft overhead, on a battleship etc., along with extracts from his inspirational wartime speeches including 'We shall fight on the seas and oceans. We shall fight with growing strength and confidence in the air. We shall defend our island whatever the cost may be',  'Give us the tools and we will finish the job', 'Never... was so much owed by so many to so few',  'We shall fight on the beaches and landing grounds', 'I offer you the congratulations of Britain and America', 'We shall fight on the fields and street',  'We shall never surrender'.  Condition is generally very good, with some light fading and staining and one small hole.  Hemmed edges.  A rare and desirable scarf.  The Imperial War Museum London have an example in their collection.  Stock code M25235.