National Baby Week

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM PST 10891
Department
Art and Popular Design
Place made
Great Britain
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 1512 mm, Width 1017 mm
Alternative names
  • object category: Poster
Creator
Category
posters

Purchase & License
Object description

whole: the image occupies the majority, with the title and text separate and positioned across the top edge, in blue. Further text is separate and positioned in the lower quarter, also in blue. 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 10885.

Inscription

POSTER SURVEY 2002

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bd

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National Baby Week. (Septimus Scott)

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19 JUL 1917

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10 JUL 1917 [with the '0' crossed out]

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7/R [partially obscured]

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9

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