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Poster - Keep Death Off The Road
  • Keep Death Off The Road
    Havinden, Ashley, born 1903 - died 1973
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Keep Death Off The Road

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1947 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Havinden, Ashley, born 1903 - died 1973 (designer)
    Ministry of Transport (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithography

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.460-1971

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

'Keep Death Off The Road. The Highway Code'. Colour lithograph poster issued by the Ministry of Transport for the guidance and safety of all road users. Signed and dated ''47'.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1947 (designed)

Artist/maker

Havinden, Ashley, born 1903 - died 1973 (designer)
Ministry of Transport (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithography

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated ''47'.

Dimensions

Height: 74.3 cm, Width: 50.1 cm

Descriptive line

'Keep Death Off The Road. The Highway Code'. Colour lithograph poster. Designed by Ashley Havinden. Issued by the Ministry of Transport. Great Britain. 1947.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Summary Catalogue of British Posters to 1988 in the Victoria & Albert Museum in the Department of Design, Prints & Drawing. Emmett Publishing, 1990. 129 p. ISBN: 1 869934 12 1
Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1971

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Safety

Categories

Prints; Propaganda; Transport; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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