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Ernest Clegg: Yorkshire East Riding

Map: YORKS987
 
Cartographer: Ernest Clegg
Title: Yorkshire East Riding
Date: 1947
Published: London
Width: 21 inches / 54 cm
Height: 16 inches / 41 cm
Map ref: YORKS987
Description:
Pictorial county map celebrating East Yorkshire's contributions to the war effort during WWII. Part of a series of decorative county maps designed and drawn by Ernest Clegg to raise funds for the Women's Land Army in the years following the War.

East Yorkshire's agricultural output is particularly emphasized, with labels indicating the major products of each region and a note about the increase in potato acreage and dairy cows. The 86 Women's Institutes of East Yorkshire are also commended for their efforts in organizing markets and medicinal herbs.

Printed colour. [YORKS987]