A Collection of Resource Efficient Drawings from the 2nd World War.......

These pictures were drawn during the 2nd world war. It amazes me that we can’t learn from our mistakes!

The following is a drawing by Alan Bateman (1887 - 1970) - The worker who left the lights on! Don’t be fuel-ish. Wasted electricity means less fuel to make the weapons we need for victory

INF3-195 Fuel Economy The worker who left the lights on - don't be fuel-ish (woman factory worker) Artist H M Bateman

The following is a drawing by Alan Bateman (1887 - 1970) - The man who would not close the doors. Don’t be fuel-ish. Wasted power means less fuel to make the weapons we need for victory

INF3-190 Fuel Economy The man who would not close the doors - don't be fuel-ish (factory interior cartoon) Artist H M Bateman

The following is a drawing by Clive Uptton (1911 - 2006) - Save coal, gas, electricity, paraffin. Save fuel for battle!

INF3-191 Fuel Economy Save fuel for battle (beach landing scene) Artist Clive Uptton

The following is a drawing by Alan Bateman (1887 - 1970) - The man who wasted precious oil. Don’t waste oil - not a drop - not a splash!

INF3-192 Fuel Economy The man who wasted precious oil... (factory interior cartoon) Artist H M Bateman

The Artist is unknown - Hi! Switch off the power. We need it! It takes 5 cwts of coal to make one 6 inch shell. Wasted power means wasted coal

INF3-193 Fuel Economy Hi! Switch off the power - we need it!

The following is a drawing by Cyril Kenneth Bird, AKA - Fougasse (1887 - 1965) - It does matter the country pays for it. Don’t waste here the fuel you save at home

INF3-194 It doesn't (does) matter the firm (country) pays for it Artist Fougasse

The following is a drawing by John Gilroy (1898 - 1985) - Still more paper, rags, bones wanted for salvage

INF3-196 Salvage Still more paper, rags, bones wanted for salvage Artist Gilroy

The following is a drawing by Cyril Kenneth Bird, AKA - Fougasse (1887 - 1965) - Paper helps to make munitions

INF3-197 Salvage Paper helps to make munitions Artist Fougasse

The following is a drawing by Cyril Kenneth Bird, AKA - Fougasse (1887 - 1965) - Metal helps to make tanks

INF3-198 Salvage Metal helps to make tanks Artist Fougasse

The following is a drawing by Cyril Kenneth Bird, AKA - Fougasse (1887 - 1965) - Rubber helps to make tyres

INF3-200 Salvage Rubber helps to make tyres Artist Fougasse

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