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Don't Ask A Man To Drink And Drive

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1966 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mount, (Edward) Reginald (artist)
    Evans, Eileen Margaret (artist)
    H.M. Government (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.216-1982

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 70, box D

  • Physical description

    Colour offset lithograph poster campaigning against driving under the influence of alcohol. A black ground with white vertical lines down the middle, emulating a road surface, with the text 'DON'T ASK A MAN TO DRINK AND DRIVE' lettered in pink.

  • Marks and inscriptions

    'DON'T / ASK / A MAN / TO / DRINK / AND / DRIVE'
    Lettered in pink as main element of design.

  • Dimensions

    Height: 73.4 cm, Width: 49.2 cm

  • Descriptive line

    'Don't Ask A Man To Drink And Drive'. Colour lithograph poster urging safe driving. Designed by (Edward) Reginald Mount and Eileen Margaret Evans. Issued by Her Majesty's Government, Great Britain, 1966.

  • Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

    Summary Catalogue of British Posters to 1988 in the Victoria & Albert Museum in the Department of Design, Prints & Drawing. Emmett Publishing, 1990. 129 p. ISBN: 1 869934 12 1

  • Collection code

    Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection