National Baby Week

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM PST 10885
Department
Art and Popular Design
Place made
Great Britain
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 754 mm, Width 504 mm
  • Mount: Height 775 mm, Width 521 mm
Alternative names
  • object category: Poster
Creator
Category
posters

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Object description

whole: the image occupies the majority, with the title and text separate and positioned across the top edge, in blue-green outlined black. Further text is separate and positioned in the lower quarter in black. All set against a white background. image: a full-length depiction of Britannia cradling a baby and protecting two small children, who stand at her feet holding her robes. Behind them is the figure of Death, who carries a scythe over his shoulder, and tries to get past Britannia's outstretched right arm to get to the children. text: NATIONAL BABY WEEK 1st-7th JULY Septimus E Scott. 'SAVE THE BABIES' Issued by the NATIONAL COUNCIL OF BABY WEEK, 6, HOLLES STREET, CAVENDISH SQUARE, W.1.

Physical description

Same image used in PST 10891.

Inscription

3220

Inscription

7/R

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