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Get First Aid Immediately

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (designed and made)

  • Date:

    1943 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Keely, Pat Patrick Cokayne (artist)
    Mills, Arthur George, born 1907 (artist)
    Ministry of Labour and National Service (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photo-chromo-lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Ministry of Information

  • Museum number:

    E.2137-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 69, box A

Physical description

Two photo-chromo-lithograph health and safety posters printed either side of a single sheet, advising people about injuries, first-aid and seat belts.

Place of Origin

Britain (designed and made)

Date

1943 (made)

Artist/maker

Keely, Pat Patrick Cokayne (artist)
Mills, Arthur George, born 1907 (artist)
Ministry of Labour and National Service (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Photo-chromo-lithography

Marks and inscriptions

One side is signed and dated 'Pat Keely '43'' while the other is signed 'Arthur G. Mills'.

Dimensions

Height: 30 in Size of sheet, Width: 20 in Size of sheet

Descriptive line

Two photo-chromo-lithograph health and safety posters printed on either side of a single sheet. One designed by Pat Keely and the other by Arthur G. Mills. Issued by the Ministry of Labour and National Service during the Second World War. Great Britain, c.1943.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1946. London: Published under the Authority of the Ministry of Education, 1949.

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

Photo lithography

Subjects depicted

Subject; Safety; Accidents; First aid; Workers

Categories

Prints; Health; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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