Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

A man sneezing in a cinema, showing the use of handkerchiefs to prevent infectious diseases. Colour lithograph after H.M. Bateman, ca. 1951.

  • Bateman, H. M. (Henry Mayo), 1887-1970
Date:
[1951?]
Reference:
576162i
  • Pictures

Selected images from this work


About this work

Description

The cinema audience is shown as painted on a sheet of paper pinned to a handkerchief. Two of the men in the audience wear Army uniforms, one man (front row, right) appears to wear an RAF uniform, and one woman wears a hat similar to that of Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service

Publication/Creation

[London?] : Printed for H.M. Stationery Office, [1951?] {London (Willesden) : Chromoworks, Ltd.)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph ; sheet 37.4 x 24.7 cm

Lettering

Ministry of Health says -- Coughs and sneezes spread diseases -- trap the germs in your handkerchief. H.M. Bateman

Lettering note

Bears printers reference no.: 51-2777

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 576162i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores

Permanent link