I'm Looking for You

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  • Art.IWM PST 2856
Art and Popular Design
Place made
Great Britain
Subject period
  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
  • Support: Height 378 mm, Width 253 mm
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  • object name: Poster
  • object category: Poster

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whole: the image occupies the majority. The title is integrated and located in the upper quarter, in green, in red and in black. The text is integrated and placed in the centre left and centre right, in green, and in the lower fifth, in white, in black and in yellow. All set against a white, yellow and ochre background. image: a stylized depiction of a face. The mouth is formed from an area of grassy swamp and the eyes from the wings of a mosquito, which sits across the face. The proboscis of the mosquito forms the letter 'Y' of the poster title. text: A. GAMES. R.E. I'M LOOKING FOR YOU FEVER MALARIA PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST MOSQUITOES YOU OWE IT TO YOURSELF YOUR COMRADES YOUR EFFICIENCY Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Stafford and Co., Ltd., Netherfield, Nottingham. 51-1846


These Second World War posters, designed by Abram Games, warn British servicemen of commonplace threats to their health and wellbeing

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Neg No. MH 13652.

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