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2005/13/2 Poster, advocating contraception, 'There are nine methods of birth control', paper, produced by The Family Planning Association of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, [1970-1980]. Click to enlarge.

Poster, advocating contraception, ‘There are nine methods of birth control’

Made by Family Planning Association of Queensland in Queensland, Australia, [1980-2000].

Posters are an eye-catching means of broadcasting health advice. In recent decades they have generally been used as one element in integrated campaigns targeting specific audiences. This collection of posters carrying frank messages about birth control and sexual health, produced by Family Planning Queensland, illustrates the kind of approach used to promote safe practices amongst young people.

Summary

Object No.

2005/13/2

Object Statement

Poster, advocating contraception, 'There are nine methods of birth control', paper, produced by The Family Planning Association of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, [1970-1980]

Physical Description

Poster, advocating contraception, 'There are nine methods of birth control', paper, produced by The Family Planning Association of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, [1970-1980]

A sexual health poster printed in black and white on a bright yellow background. The poster features a photograph of a man and woman embracing, with the woman's fingers crossed behind the man's back. The main text on the poster reads, 'There are nine methods of birth control ... This isn't one of them! Clinic and education services are available at The Family Planning Association of Queensland...'

Marks

The main text on the poster is printed in black, 'There are nine methods of birth control.../ THIS ISN'T ONE OF THEM! / Clinic and education services are available at / The Family Planning Association of Queensland...'

Dimensions

Height

377 mm

Width

600 mm

Production

Notes

This poster was produced by the Family Planning Association of Queensland. The date of production is unknown but clues to the date include typography style, printed matte in only two colours on rough paper, the former address of Family Planning Queensland, six-digit phone number, and the style of the people's clothes, especially the man's shirt. These all suggest that its was made in the 1970s.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Family Planning Queensland, 2004

Acquisition Date

7 January 2005

Cite this Object

Harvard

Poster, advocating contraception, 'There are nine methods of birth control' 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 23 August 2019, <https://ma.as/347233>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/347233 |title=Poster, advocating contraception, 'There are nine methods of birth control' |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=23 August 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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