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Get Fit for the Road. Wear A Helmet Always

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    UK (made)

  • Date:

    1963 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mount, (Edward) Reginald, born 1906 - died 1979 (designer)
    Ministry of Transport (issued by)
    H. M. Stationery Office (publisher)
    M.M.P. Ltd (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Eileen Evans

  • Museum number:

    E.575-1998

  • Gallery location:

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

This poster was issued by the Minstry of Transport to encourage people not to drink (alcohol) and drive, especially during the Christmas festivities.

Physical description

Man and woman on a motor-cycle. Each wearing a helmet with the words 'Wear A Helmet' on one, and 'Always' on the other. Printed in black, white and blue on an orange ground.

Place of Origin

UK (made)

Date

1963 (made)

Artist/maker

Mount, (Edward) Reginald, born 1906 - died 1979 (designer)
Ministry of Transport (issued by)
H. M. Stationery Office (publisher)
M.M.P. Ltd (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Issued by the Minstry of Transport

MOUNT / EVANS
Designers' names

Dimensions

Height: 38 cm, Width: 25.5 cm

Descriptive line

(Edward) Reginald Mount (1906-1979)
Get Fit for the Road. Wear a Helmet Always. 1963
Central Office of Information Poster for the Ministry of Transport

Subjects depicted

Safety; Motor-cycle; Helmet

Categories

Health; Transport; Christmas; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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