Image acknowledgements

Thanks to the following organisations for permission to use images on this website:


Collection of Jill A. Wiltse and H. Kirk Brown III, Denver

John Lewis Partnership

Mitchell Beazley

Royal Air Force Museum Hendon


V&A Museum

Whitworth Art Gallery

All other images are from Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation archives.

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Text copyright

© Lesley Jackson and Paula Day 2014

RAF recruitment poster: They rely on me in the RAF, Robin Day, 1948

One of seven recruitment posters designed by Robin for the RAF, displayed on billboards around the country during the late 1940s. This example cleverly combines photomontage with painted artwork to highlight the skills involved in piloting a plane and guiding it into land at night.

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