Beer Will Not Guard Against Malaria

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM PST 15913
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1943-09
Place made
Ceylon
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 525 mm, Width 399 mm
Alternative names
  • object category: Poster
Creator
Category
posters

© IWM (Art.IWM PST 15913)

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Object description

whole: the image occupies the upper three-quarters. The title is separate and positioned in the lower quarter, in black. All set against a white background. image: a depiction of the legs of a seated soldier. He has placed a bottle of beer on the ground between his feet. Mosquitoes fly buzz around his legs. text: ASHTON BEER WILL NOT GUARD AGAINST MALARIA. Printed by Survey Dept., Ceylon, Sept; 1943. From original supplied by the R.A.F. No.53.

Physical description

No.53. Part of a series of posters by the same artist (see PST 15914, PST 15915 and PST 15916).

Inscription

800 Copies

Inscription

21/9/43

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For R.A.F

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27

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