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The best lovers are good with their hands

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1992 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    McAuslan, Harry (maker)
    AIDS Ahead (issued by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A poster with an image of "Use a Condom" in fingerspelling for the deaf. Issued by AIDS Ahead, part of the British Deaf Association.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1992 (made)


McAuslan, Harry (maker)
AIDS Ahead (issued by)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph


Height: 42 cm, Width: 59.5 cm

Object history note

AIDS Ahead was formed in January 1987 as part of the British Deaf Association Health Promotion Service. Its aim is to provide counselling, friendship, advice and specialist consultation to deaf people on HIV and sexually-related issues.

Descriptive line

Poster by Harry McAuslan, 'The best lovers are good with their hands', issued by AIDS Ahead part of the British Deaf Association, colour lithograph, 1992

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1993




Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Sexual health; Hands; AIDS


Posters; Prints; Health; Disability


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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