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These Men are Dangerous / Do Not Attempt to Tackle Them

1993 (made)
Place of origin


Object details
Object type
Materials and techniques
Colour offset lithograph.
Brief description
Poster designed by Simons Palmer Denton Clemmow & Johnson, entitled 'These Men are Dangerous / Do Not Attempt to Tackle Them', featuring members of the English rugby team, issued by sportswear manufacturers Nike, printer's proof. British, 1993
Physical description
  • Height: 38.1cm
  • Width: 76.1cm
38.1 x 76.1 cm
Credit line
Given by Simons Palmer Denton Clemmow & Johnson
Object history
Exhibitions: Power of the Poster, London, Victoria & Albert Museum, April - July 1998

In this campaign, recreations of police photofit portraits were used to emphasise the adjective `dangerous' in the copy.
Bibliographic references
  • Taken from R.P. 1997/907 Acquisition Form
  • Taken from R.P. 1997/907 Catalogue Sheet
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Record createdApril 8, 2009
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