'Save Coal, Gas & Electricity', Ministry of Fuel & Power poster, 1939-1945.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced by the Ministry of Fuel & Power during Word War II to encourage the public to conserve fuel in the home and at work. The poster shows a miner in a coal pit and a steam train transporting mined coal, surrounded by illustrations of household appliances and machines and warnings of their potential for wasting valuable fuel. Artwork by S Weaver.