'Equipping Your Refuge Room', Wills cigarette card, 1938.
2 4 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 16cm

'Equipping Your Refuge Room', Wills cigarette card, 1938.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

One of a series of 'Air Raid Precautions' cards. The refuge room is the inner room of an air raid shelter. Cutlery, food and sources of entertainment, books, cards and the radio and gramaphone are shown. Despite widely being regarded as a useful source of instruction, production of cigarette cards was halted during both World Wars due to shortages.
 

Image Ref.

10422921
 

buy a print

Select size
 
Select finish
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas