Poster - It's a Good Thing to Have a Chest X-ray, Victorian Tuberculosis Association, circa 1950s Document Reg. No: SH 890888

Poster with the slogan 'It's a Good Thing to Have a Chest X-ray' issued by the Victorian Tuberculosis Association, circa 1950s. It was used by Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd and was found in a large storeroom downstairs at the factory.

Simpson's Gloves was formed in 1924 and produced leather gloves and coats, handbags, helmets and associated leather goods. The company first operated in Smith Street, and subsequently Alexandra Parade, Collingwood, relocating to Victoria Street, Richmond in 1928, where it remained until 1988.
Poster with black and white image of a family, mum, dad, young daughter and baby, standing behind a doctor and x-ray machine. There is white and yellow text under the image.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 34.50 cm (Height), 24.50 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: trades, glovemaking, leatherworking, advertising, health campaigns, health checks, tuberculosis
Themes this item is part of: Amos Griffiths Simpson, Glove Manufacturer (1878-1953), Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, 1924-1988, Production Processes at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Working Life at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Workers at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Simpson's Gloves Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Public Health
Tertiary Classification: educational publications
Inscriptions: Printed text: FIGHT/TB/it's a good thing to have a/CHEST/X-RAY/NOW COMPULSORY FOR ALL OVER 21.
Issued By: Victorian Tuberculosis Association, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s
Place & Date Used: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s

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