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The malaria mosquito forming the eye-sockets of a skull, representing death from malaria. Colour lithograph after A. Games, 1941.

Games, Abram, 1914-1996.
Date
[1941]

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Lettering

I'm looking for you. Fever. malaria. Protect yourself against mosquitoes. You owe it to yourself. Your comrades. Your effficiency. A Games. R.E.

Publication/Creation

[London] : H.M. Stationery Office, [1941] (Netherfield, Nottingham : Stafford & Co. Ltd.)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in black, green, red, yellow, buff and turquoise ; sheet 37.4 x 25 cm

Publications note

Liz Hunt, 'A sting in the tale', Independent on Sunday, 1 September 1996, p. 44 (reproduced)

Terms of use

Not in copyright in the UK. Was formerly UK Crown copyright, but that has expired. Letter to the Wellcome Library from the Estate of Abram Games, 24 January 2001

Exhibitions note

Exhibited in "Can Graphic Design Save Your Life?" at Wellcome Collection, 7 September 2017 - 14 January 2018 UkLW

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20276i

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  • English


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