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Don't Climb - Use a Ladder

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (published)
    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    ca.1939-45 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mendoza (artist)
    Giles, F. Kenwood (artist)
    Ministry of Labour and National Service (issuer)
    Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (publisher)
    Loxley Bros. Ltd. (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photo-chromo-lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Ministry of Information

  • Museum number:

    E.2139-1946

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

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

Place of Origin

Great Britain (published)
Great Britain (issued)

Date

ca.1939-45 (published)

Artist/maker

Mendoza (artist)
Giles, F. Kenwood (artist)
Ministry of Labour and National Service (issuer)
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (publisher)
Loxley Bros. Ltd. (printer)

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 Mendoza, the other by F. Kenwood Giles. Issued by the Ministry of Labour and National Service and produced by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents during the Second World War, Great Britain, ca.1939-45.

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

The poster is printed on two sides, each side featuring the work of a seperate artist.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Subject; Safety; Health and Safety; Ladder

Categories

Prints; Propaganda; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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