Ettore Tito, 'Aide toi. Le ciel t'aidera' ('Heaven helps those who help themselves')

Ettore Tito, 'Aide toi. Le ciel t'aidera' ('Heaven helps those who help themselves')

Ettore Tito
'Aide toi. Le ciel t'aidera' ('Heaven helps those who help themselves')
About 1925-30
Print
Museum no. E.901-1975
Given by Mr and Mrs Urry

Tito's illustration shows a modern emancipated girl of the period: she wears short skirts, drives her own open-topped car, and is even capable of fixing it herself when it breaks down. She is presented as independent and rather 'racy'; the image is clearly meant to be amusing but also suggestive.

 

This print can be found in Print Room Box 5.