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Health and safety: a hook carrying a load, to represent the necessity of weighing loads of uncertain weight rather than guessing their weight. Photograph with gouache, 194-(?).

[between 1940 and 1949?]
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[between 1940 and 1949?]

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1 photograph : photoprint, with gouache ; sheet 80.8 x 54.1 cm


Check the weight don't guess it

Lettering note

The phrase "Check the weight" is painted in black india ink, positioned to suggest it is being spoken by the hook, which has a shape like a human face. The phrase "don't guess it" is in white, apparently as a result of being painted on the negative in reverse


Wellcome Library no. 29101i


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