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A woman lagging a hot-water tank. Colour lithograph.

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38540i
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Description

The woman is made up and wears an orange short-sleeved top with puffed shoulders and slit sleeves and neck: an attempt to glamourise an unglamorous task?

Publication/Creation

[London] : Issued by the Ministry of Fuel and Power : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office (Watford and London : Greycaines)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in orange, grey and black ; sheet 76.2 x 50.8 cm

Lettering

Làg' to keep heat in! Lagging pipes and tanks keeps water hot and saves fuel ; lagging 25 gall. tank may save as much as one ton of fuel a year. Lagging gives more even clothes-airing ; Binght

Creator/production credits

Artist's signature indistinct: Binght? Bright?

Lettering note

Bears reference no.: 51-9224

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 38540i

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  • English


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