Sussex: Clegg 1945

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  • Title: Sussex
  • Author: Ernest Clegg
  • Date: 1945
  • Medium: Printed
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Inches: 23 3/8 x 17 5/8 [Paper]
  • Centimeters: 59.37 x 44.77 [Paper]
  • Product ID: 311007

Produced for the Women's Land Army Benevolent Fund by Donald McCullough.

Dedicated by kind permission to The Lady Denman, D.B.E.

Drawn by Ernest Clegg. Reproduced and Copyright by John Waddington Limited, Leeds, England. April 1945.

World-War-II-era map of the county of Sussex, England labeled with its major agricultural products. Insets of views depicting prominent landmarks of the region, and cartouches commenting on the importance of British farms, the contributions of Sussex Women's Institutes, and the support of Honorary Director of the Women's Land Army for England and Wales The Lady Denman, D.B.E. during the war. Upper left cartouche contains quote from Churchill: "Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say: 'This was their finest hour.'"