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Wanted posters


  • Posters that describe and/or depict criminals sought by law enforcement agencies.
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  • Form

    • Wanted posters
  • Variants

    • Circulars, Wanted (Posters)
    • Reward posters
    • Wanted circulars (Posters)
    • Wanted fliers (Posters)
  • Broader Terms

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: 2009013581: Hall, R. Wanted : the outlaw in American visual culture, 2009(reproductions of wanted posters; partial contents: Execution broadsides -- Slave notices -- Pinkerton posters -- The FBI's most wanted -- America's most wanted)
    • found: LCSH, Oct. 13, 2017(Wanted posters. UF Reward posters; Wanted circulars. BT Posters)
    • found: Thesaurus for graphic materials, via WWW, Oct. 13, 2017(Wanted posters. UF Reward posters. SN Broadsides or posters describing criminals sought by law enforcement agencies. Often include offers of rewards. BT Broadsides. BT Posters. RT Identification photographs)
    • found: Art & architecture thesaurus online, Oct. 13, 2017(wanted posters. UF reward poster. SN Broadsides, posters, or fliers that describe criminals sought by law enforcement agencies. Wanted posters usually include an offer of reward for capture or information, with a pictorial representation of the person sought)
    • found: Oxford dictionaries online, Oct. 13, 2017(wanted poster: A poster displaying details of a person or persons wanted by the police or a similar agency, usually under the heading "Wanted")
    • found: Haines, G.K. Unlocking the files of the FBI, 1993:p. 245 (wanted fliers; printed fliers listing fugitives wanted by the Bureau; the flier contains the name, a photograph, aliases, previous convictions, the crime the person is wanted for, and a caution note on how dangerous the person is)
  • General Notes

    • Posters that describe and/or depict criminals sought by law enforcement agencies.
  • Change Notes

    • 2017-10-13: new
    • 2018-01-05: revised
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