Montage of photographs demonstrating how poor sanitation, diet, living and working conditions cause ill health: images include slum dwellings, an outside toilet, factories, classrooms, unemployed men and two children - one healthy the other undernourished

RIBApix ref no RIBA36153
Architect/DesignerGoldfinger, Erno (1902-1987)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1943
Image Date1943
MediumPhotomechanical print
Library ReferencePB699/1(2)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: During World War II Erno Goldfinger presented his vision of the reconstruction of a post war Britain in a series of exhibitions mounted for the Army Bureau of Current Affairs (A.B.C.A.). In the 1943 ABCA exhibition entitled 'Health' Goldfinger proposed a blueprint for improved housing, sanitation, working conditions, schools and diet. The image shown here was intended for use on an exhibition display board.

Subject tags

housing, factories, workers, children, bathrooms, plumbing, human figure, classrooms