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Poster - Danger Asbestos, Plumbers & Gasfitters Employees' Union of Australia, circa 1984 Reg. No: HT 12038
- Poster issued by the Plumbers & Gasfitters Employees' Union of Australia promoting the dangers of asbestos, using the case study of Alistair MacKillop, who died of an asbestos related cancer.
- Poster printed on glossy paper featuring the title of the union printed in yellow across the upper edge. A personal written statement follows in black. The poster is dominated by a handcoloured photograph of a football game, with a head and shoulders portrait of a man wearing checked suit to the left, captioned with an RIP and slogan. A warning against asbestos is printed in large letters along the lower edge in red and yellow against a black background.
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|Dimensions:||39.3 cm (Width), 59.7 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||trade unions, posters, health well-being, plumbing, cancer awareness, asbestos minerals|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|Primary Classification:||TRADE UNIONS|
|Tertiary Classification:||promotional materials|
|Inscriptions:||"PLUMBERS AND GASFITTERS EMPLOYEES' UNION OF AUSTRALIA / Authorised by George Crawford, General Secretary, 48 Victoria Street, Carlton South 3053 / Alastair MacKillop worked as a General Plumber. He was exposed to asbestos / only to the same extent as most other members. He died in July 1984. ... / RIP Alastair MacKillop / 4.2.21 - 8.7.84 / While Alastair was playing with the Rangers, asbestos was playing with his life. / DANGER / asbestos"
Further text on poster.
|Issued By:||Plumbers' & Gasfitters' Employees' Union, Australia, circa 1984|