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Poster - The Man Who Wasted Precious Oil! Don't Waste Oil
  • The Man Who Wasted Precious Oil! Don't Waste Oil
    Bateman, Henry Mayo, born 1887 - died 1970
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The Man Who Wasted Precious Oil! Don't Waste Oil

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    c.1939-1945 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bateman, Henry Mayo, born 1887 - died 1970 (designer)
    Ministry of Fuel and Power (issued by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.2138-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 62, box B

Physical description

'The Man Who Wasted Precious Oil! Don't Waste Oil'; Poster issued by the Ministry of Fuel and Power during the Second World War; Showing a man in the centre in brown dungarees and blue jumper, covered in oil, with two rows of line drawn men on either side looking angrily at him. Text above and below; Colour offset lithograph; Signed.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

c.1939-1945 (issued)

Artist/maker

Bateman, Henry Mayo, born 1887 - died 1970 (designer)
Ministry of Fuel and Power (issued by)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 75.9 cm, Width: 50.5 cm

Descriptive line

'The Man Who Wasted Precious Oil! Don't Waste Oil'; Poster issued by the Ministry of Fuel and Power during the Second World War; Colour offset lithograph; Signed; Design by Henry Mayo Bateman; Great Britain; c.1939-1945.

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

Techniques

Colour offset lithography; Photo lithograph

Subjects depicted

Dungarees; Waste; Men; Oil

Categories

Prints; Propaganda; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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