Now Where Did I Leave That Hammer? (recto) Your First Accident (verso)

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM PST 14482
Department
Art and Popular Design
Place made
Great Britain
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 763 mm, Width 507 mm
Alternative names
  • object category: Poster
Creator
Category
posters

© Reproduced with kind permission of The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents www.rospa.com

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Object description

whole: The poster is double-sided. Side 1: the image is positioned in the lower three-quarters. The title is separate and placed in the upper right, in black, held within a speech bubble. The text is separate and placed in the lower fifth, in black. All set against a white background. Side 2: the two images are positioned in the upper centre and lower centre. The title and text are separate and placed in the upper centre, centre and lower quarter, in black. The images, title and main text are held within a pink panel. All set against a white background. image 1: a full-length depiction of a worker, holding a ladder with both hands. A hammer is balanced on the top step of the ladder. image 2: the upper image is a simplifed, full-length depiction of a black silhouette, which has fallen to the ground. The lower image is a full-length depiction of the same silhouette, lying dead. text 1: NOW WHERE DID I LEAVE THAT HAMMER? Mendoza (don't tell him) Issued by the Ministry of Labour and National Service and produced by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, Terminal House, 52 Grosvenor Gardens, London, S.W.1. ML/59 Printed by LOXLEY BROS. LTD. text 2: Your first Accident may be your last avoid it Issued by the Ministry of Labour and National Service and produced by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, Terminal House, 52 Grosvenor Gardens, London, S.W.1. ML/64 Printed by LOXLEY BROS. LTD.

Physical description

ML/59 (recto). ML/64 (verso).

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