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Poster - Check Brakes While You Taxi
  • Check Brakes While You Taxi
    Directorate of Air Traffic & Safety
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Check Brakes While You Taxi

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1946 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Directorate of Air Traffic & Safety (issued by)
    Directorate of Safety Education (issued by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko

  • Museum number:

    E.738-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 67, box E

Physical description

Yellow background. Main image depicts an airplane brake mechanism and wheel. Red cord and red accents of billowing smoke from braking tire.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)

Date

ca. 1946 (made)

Artist/maker

Directorate of Air Traffic & Safety (issued by)
Directorate of Safety Education (issued by)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

CHECK
red block lettering with black shading

BRAKES
white on black

WHILE YOU TAXI
white on grey across lower margin

Directorate of Air Traffic and Safety, and Directorate of Safety Education D_L_3

Dimensions

Height: 55.7 cm, Width: 43.2 cm

Descriptive line

Poster issued by the Directorate of Air Traffic and Safety and the Directorate of Safety Education. UK, ca. 1946.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Aeroplanes; Wheels; Safety

Categories

Prints; Propaganda; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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