In the Country, In the Town (c. 1960)


Original vintage poster

76 x 50 cm

A delightfully quaint vintage poster with a series of important and relevant pedestrian safety messages.

From its foundation in 1916 onwards, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents published dozens of highly artistic posters encouraging people to take precautions and prevent injuries (for example, telling factory workers to wear goggles and inspect their tools, or advising drivers to watch out for children in the road). This poster advises those visiting the country to use footpaths and cross roads carefully, and suggests that city-dwellers walk on pavements and only cross at pedestrian crossings.

Condition: generally very good.

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