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Scrap

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    ca.1940-45 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Morris, G. R. (artist)
    Ministry of Labour and National Service (issuer)
    Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (producer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.337-1971

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 70, box D

Physical description

Colour lithograph and offset lithograph poster advertising the scrapping of faulty tools. The design shows a claw hammer and other tools, with the word 'SCRAP' lettered below.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

ca.1940-45 (issued)

Artist/maker

Morris, G. R. (artist)
Ministry of Labour and National Service (issuer)
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (producer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'SCRAP'
Text of design.

Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 75.6 cm, Width: 49.5 cm

Descriptive line

'Scrap'. Colour lithograph and offset lithograph poster advertising the scrapping of faulty tools. Designed by G. R. Morris, issued by the Ministry of Labour and National Service and produced by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, London, during the Second World War, ca.1940-45.

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

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Recycling; Tools; Hammer

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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