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2001/75/40 Poster, 'Kiss a non smoker enjoy the difference!', colour offset print, paper, produced by the New South Wales Cancer Council, Australia, 1980-1999. Click to enlarge.

Anti-smoking poster 'Kiss a non smoker enjoy the difference'

Made
Since the late nineteenth century, government and community organisations have produced posters to promote health. Posters displayed in buses and trains, health and community centres, hospitals and doctors' surgeries, alert the general public to local health services, provide practical information about healthy behaviours, and convey other important health-related messages.

This poster is part of a collection that came from the Health Promotion Unit of the Central Coast Area Health Service. …

Summary

Object No.

2001/75/40

Object Statement

Poster, 'Kiss a non smoker enjoy the difference!', colour offset print, paper, produced by the New South Wales Cancer Council, Australia, 1980-1999

Physical Description

Rectangular, colour offset print poster in landscape format. The poster promotes non-smoking and is titled "Kiss a non smoker enjoy the difference!". The poster has a white background and the left side features a cartoon style illustration of a man and a woman about to kiss. The title is printed on the right side of the poster. Contact details for the New South Wales Cancer Council are printed across the bottom.

Marks

Title inscribed within poster, right side, printed in red and black text, "kiss / a non smokerenjoy the difference!".
Text inscribed within poster, across bottom, printed in black text, "THE NEW SOUTH WALES CANCER COUNCIL PO BOX 572 KINGS CROSS NSW 2011 TELEPHONE: 334 1900"

Dimensions

Height

270 mm

Width

647 mm

Production

Notes

The designer of this poster is unknown.

Produced by the New South Wales Cancer Council.

Stylistically appears to date to the 1980s or 1990s.

History

Notes

This poster was produced by the New South Wales Cancer Council. Posters like these were intended for display in places like hospitals, health and community centres, and doctor's surgeries. This particular example came from the Health Promotion Unit of the Central Coast Area Health Service. The Central Coast Area Health Service is one of NSW Health's metropolitan area health services. It is responsible for the health of its local community and for managing all public hospitals and community health services in the region that includes Wyong, Gosford and Woy Woy.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Central Coast Area Health Service Health Promotion Unit, 2001

Acquisition Date

21 August 2001

Cite this Object

Harvard

Anti-smoking poster 'Kiss a non smoker enjoy the difference' 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 26 October 2021, <https://ma.as/10627>

Wikipedia

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