Object StatementPoster, 'Keep your home clean', health, paper, printed by V C N Blight, Government Printer, produced by the New South Wales Department of Public Health, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c. 1955
Physical DescriptionPoster, 'Keep your home clean', health, paper, [printed by V C N Blight, Government Printer, Sydney], produced by the New South Wales Department of Public Health, New South Wales, Australia, c. 1955
Rectangular, colour poster in landscape format, titled 'Keep your home clean', promoting disease prevention through the elimination of rats from the domestic environment. The poster features a large black and white photographic image of a rat and a list of diseases carried by rats, fleas and flies. Production details printed bottom left.
MarksTitle inscribed across top, printed in red text "KEEP YOUR HOME CLEAN".
Text inscribed down right side, printed in yellow abd black text "DIRTY / BACKYARDS / bring / RATS, / FLEAS, / FLIES / Vermin help to spread - / DIARRHOEA, CHOLERA, / PLAGUE (BUBONIC), TYPHUS / WELL'S DISEASE (EPIDEMIC / JAUNDICE) / RAT BITE FEVER, FOOD POISONING".
Production details inscribed lower left corner printed in black "ISSUED BY THE N.S.W. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH".