Paul Rennie: ‘An Investigation into the Design, Production and Display Contexts of Industrial Safety Posters Produced by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents During WW2’

Rennie, P., 'An investigation into the design, production and display contexts of industrial safety posters produced by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents during WW2' PhD thesis, completed January 2004. London College of Printing. This thesis examines a group of posters produced by the Industrial Service of the…

Printing Methods

A number of different poster printing methods were available by the Second World War, outlined here (it would take someone more expert than me, check out Paul Rennie for more information on printing): Chromolithograph Based upon the principles of lithography, a separate stone or plate was made for each colour.…