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Title Broken Rungs Cause Broken Limbs
Collection Eckersley Archive: University of the Arts London
Designer Tom Eckersley
Date 1940
Description The slogan is in black and storm blue at the header. A second slogan on a diagonal at the footer reads 'EXAMINE LADDERS [black text] BEFORE USE [brown text]'. The image is of a ladder with a broken rung, the surface has been textualised to look like wood. In the centre of the broken portion is a silhouette of a man, with a long shadow, on crutches. He is on a background of storm and sky blue. The background colour is white. Printed by, Loxley Bros Ltd.
Ref TE/1/21/12
Subject Health and safety at work; advertising; a Accident prevention; graphic design
Measurements 76cm by 50.5cm.
Material Paper
Rights RoSPA



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