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Poster - Broken Strands-Torn Hands-Watch Out for Needling
  • Broken Strands-Torn Hands-Watch Out for Needling
    Eckersley, Tom OBE, born 1914 - died 1996
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Broken Strands-Torn Hands-Watch Out for Needling

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1946 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Eckersley, Tom OBE, born 1914 - died 1996 (artist)
    Keely, Pat Patrick Cokayne (artist)
    Ministry of Labour and National Service (issuer)
    Loxley Bros. Ltd. (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photo-chromo-lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Ministry of Information

  • Museum number:

    E.2160-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 65, box D []

Physical description

Two colour offset lithograph safety posters printed either side of a single sheet.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca.1946 (published)

Artist/maker

Eckersley, Tom OBE, born 1914 - died 1996 (artist)
Keely, Pat Patrick Cokayne (artist)
Ministry of Labour and National Service (issuer)
Loxley Bros. Ltd. (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Photo-chromo-lithography

Dimensions

Height: 76.2 cm, Width: 50.8 cm

Descriptive line

Two colour offset lithograph safety posters printed either side of a single sheet. One designed by Thomas Eckersley and the other by Patrick Cokayne Keely. Issued by the Ministry of Labour and National Service during the Second World War. Great Britain, ca.1942.

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

This object is one sheet with two different photo-chromo-lithograph poster designs, by separate artists, printed on either side.

Materials

Paper; Printing inks

Techniques

Colour offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Subject; Accidents; Safety; Needle

Categories

Prints; Propaganda; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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