AIR MINISTRY: A rare original preliminary poster design for the Air Ministry – Deputy Directorate of Accident Prevention “Don’t Dither – Know Your Cockpit Drill”, c.1940s.

AIR MINISTRY: A rare original preliminary poster design for the Air Ministry – Deputy Directorate of Accident Prevention.

The poster design titled “Don’t Dither – Know Your Cockpit Drill”. Created 1940s, artist/ designer unknown. The poster design depicting an RAF pilot in motion. Painting in gouache on artists board with corresponding paper cover/ protective overlay. The tracing paper overlay with colour selection and printer notes in pencil.

The cover providing Air Ministry code and details “Poster No 9/48, the property of the Deputy Directorate of Accident Prevention, ROOM 802, Air Ministry, Princes House, Kingsway”.  Further details to reverse: “Designed by High; Approved by (blank); Passed by (signature illegible)”.

Dimensions 51 x 38cm

Our store contains a number of Air Ministry related pieces, see: AIR MINISTRY: A rare preliminary safety poster concept design for RAF Jet Pilots “Concentration is Vital – Don’t Day-Dream”, 1940s

The final version of this poster was printed by H.M. Stationery Office.

Dimensions: 51 x 38cm

Price: £340

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Condition Report: Overall in very good condition in accordance with age and use.

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