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ARP WARDEN CARTOON: WORLD WAR II

A poster by artist Felix Topolski titled 'The Exhausted Warden', depicts an Air Raid Precaution (ARP) warden. It appeared in December 1940, underlining the need for more men in the ARP services due to the bombing attacks on London.From a series of albums containing newspaper and magazine clippings, assorted ephemera and a diary, kept by Mrs Lucy Awdry of 14 Franconia Road, Clapham, for the duration of World War II and recording wartime life in London. During the war Mrs Awdry volunteered with the Women's Voluntary Service (WVS) assisting with fire watch duties and also at the Clapham War Savings Centre. From the Lambeth Archives Home Front project 2005.Ref: IV/169/Vol.7

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Collection:Home Front Project 2005
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Ref:06834
Original ref:IV 169 Vol.7
Date:1940

1926 - 1950EMERGENCY SERVICESHome Front Project 2005TOPOLSKI- FelixWAR AND ARMED FORCES

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