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Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1957 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mount, (Edward) Reginald, born 1906 - died 1979 (artist)
    Ministry of Transport (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.206-1982

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 71, box 21

Physical description

Colour lithograph poster showing a glass bottle on its side with a clockface on its base and lettered 'Get Rid Of That Bottleneck By Staggering Work Hours', all against a red ground.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1957 (issued)

Artist/maker

Mount, (Edward) Reginald, born 1906 - died 1979 (artist)
Ministry of Transport (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Signed.

'GET RID OF THAT / BOTTLENECK'
Lettered in yellow above the bottle.

'BY / STAGGERING / WORK HOURS'
Lettered in white below the bottle.

Dimensions

Height: 100.4 cm, Width: 63.4 cm

Descriptive line

'Get Rid Of That Bottleneck By Staggering Work Hours'. Colour lithograph poster prepared by the Central Office of Information for the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation. Designed by Edward reginald Mount, Great Britain, 1957.

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

Summary Catalogue of British Posters to 1988 in the Victoria & Albert Museum in the Department of Design, Prints & Drawing. Emmett Publishing, 1990. 129 p. ISBN: 1 869934 12 1

Production Note

Prepared by the Central Office of Information for the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation.

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Clock; Work; Bottle; Transport; Travel

Categories

Prints; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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