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Ne laissez pas vos manches déboutonnées

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (made)
    Nantes (printed)

  • Date:

    1935 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Oliv. (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph in red, orange and khaki

  • 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 DR29

Physical description

Sleeve caught on spinning machinery.

Place of Origin

France (made)
Nantes (printed)


1935 (designed)


Oliv. (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph in red, orange and khaki

Marks and inscriptions

'Ne laissez pas/ vos manches/ déboutonnées'
Don't leave your sleeves unbuttoned

'Imp. Armoricaine - Nantes'

'Oliv. 35'
artist's signature

'No 137/ Association des Industriels de France/ contre les accidents du travail, 14 rue de Londres, Paris IXe'


Height: 59.3 cm, Width: 39 cm

Descriptive line

Poster promoting safety in the workplace


Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Safety; Machinery; Buttons; Sleeves


Prints; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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