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Please Keep Britain Tidy

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed and published)

  • Date:

    about 1955 (printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mount, (Edward) Reginald, born 1906 - died 1979 (designer)
    H. M. Stationery Office (Publisher)
    Perry Colourprint Ltd. (printer)
    H.M. Government (Issued by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Eileen Evans

  • Museum number:

    E.562-1998

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 60, box IV

This poster was part of a series issued by the Government as part of a campaign to encourage people to dispose of litter appropriately.

Physical description

Examples of different kinds of litter are shown with arrows directing them into a wire waste bin; on a blue/black ground.

Place of Origin

England (printed and published)

Date

about 1955 (printed and published)

Artist/maker

Mount, (Edward) Reginald, born 1906 - died 1979 (designer)
H. M. Stationery Office (Publisher)
Perry Colourprint Ltd. (printer)
H.M. Government (Issued by)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Issued by His Majesty's Government. Printed for H. M. Stationery Office by Perry Colourprint Ltd., London

REGINALD MOUNT

Dimensions

Height: 38.4 cm, Width: 25.3 cm

Descriptive line

(Edward) Reginald Mount(1906-1979), Please Find a Bin or Take Your Litter Home, ca.1955, issued by Central Office of Information Poster

Subjects depicted

Waste paper basket; Rubbish

Categories

Advertising; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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