|Title||Accidents Sometimes Happen...|
|Collection||Imperial War Museum: Posters of Conflict - The Visual Culture of Public Information and Counter Information|
|Printer||J Weiner Ltd, 71/5 New Oxford Street, London WC1|
|Publisher/Sponsor||HMSO; Ministry of Aircraft Production|
|Concept||civilian effort, civilian personnel, women / womens work, workers, entertainment, industry, cartoons, costume / fashion, health / safety|
|Description||whole: the image is positioned in the upper two-thirds. The title and text are separate and placed along the top edge and in the lower third, in black, in red and in blue. All set against a white background and held within a red border.
image: a full-length depiction of a magician, wearing robes and a turban, holding a saw in his right hand. He has just cut in half a young woman, lying concealed in a box, but the trick has gone wrong and bloods drips from the box and saw. The girl's mother runs onstage from behind a curtain, holding up her right hand and shouting.
text: ACCIDENTS SOMETIMES HAPPEN ....
MINISTRY OF AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION
PRINTED FOR H.M. STATIONERY OFFICE BY J. WEINER LTD., LONDON, W.C.1.
|Id Number Current Accession||IWM PST 14253|
|Location Creation Site||Great Britain|
|Measurements Dimensions||742 mm x 493 mm|
|Material||lithograph on paper|
|Format Series Notes||51-3824.|
|Event||WW2 British Home Front|
|Related Country||Great Britain GB|
|Rights||IWM reproduction right|
|Style Period Period||1939-1945|
|Production Method||lithograph in 6 plus colours|