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Yes I smoke!

Poster
1962-63 (issued)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Colour offset lithograph anti-smoking poster, showing the outline of a sheep holding a cigarette in its mouth, against a green ground. Lettered with the message 'Yes I smoke! But then I'm just another sheep…what about you?'. Signed 'Reginald Mount'.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour offset lithograph
Brief Description
'Yes I smoke!'. Colour offset lithograph anti-smoking poster. Designed by (Edward) Reginald Mount and issued by the Ministry of Health, Great Britain, 1962-3.
Physical Description
Colour offset lithograph anti-smoking poster, showing the outline of a sheep holding a cigarette in its mouth, against a green ground. Lettered with the message 'Yes I smoke! But then I'm just another sheep…what about you?'. Signed 'Reginald Mount'.
Dimensions
  • Height: 36.8cm
  • Width: 24.1cm
Taken from 'Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1964' published by HMSO 1965
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Reginald Mount' (Signed)
  • 'Yes I smoke! / But then I'm just / another sheep… / what about you?' (Lettered in a speech bubble as part of the design.)
Credit line
Given by the Central Office of Information
Subjects depicted
Associated Objects
Bibliographic References
  • Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1964 published by HMSO 1965
  • 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
Other Number
27/F8 - V&A microfiche
Collection
Accession Number
E.373-1964

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