Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Pay attention to hygiene...

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1983 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour offset 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:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3G, shelf DR14

Physical description

Young girl and boy enthusiastically washing their hands with soap. Background image of a person eating an apple, stylised germ particles.

Place of Origin

China (made)


1983 (made)



Materials and Techniques

colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Jiang Jiu Wei Sheng Yu Fang Ji Bing
Pay attention to hygiene, take precautions against disease
translation taken from Landsberger's "Chinese Propaganda Posters" (1995), page 133 - see References tab


Height: 77 cm, Width: 52.8 cm

Descriptive line

Chinese propaganda poster. China, 1983.

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

Chinese Propaganda Posters: from Revolution to Modernization. Stefan Landsberger. The Pepin Press. 1995.


Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Children; Disease; Cleanliness; Water; Hygiene; Propaganda; Soap


Propaganda; Prints; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.