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Women! Free Our Sisters

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    United States (made)

  • Date:

    1969 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    N.E. Women's Liberation (printers and publishers)
    The Black Panther Party of Connecticut (printers and publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printing

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko

  • Museum number:

    E.304-2004

  • Gallery location:

    On short term loan out for exhibition

This poster was jointly issued by a women's liberation organisation and the Connecticut chapter of the Black Panther Party to announce a demonstration in protest of six Black Panther women who were imprisoned.

Physical description

Photographic image of four women with raised fists. 'WOMEN! FREE OUR SISTERS' printed black on white above. Additional text below.

Place of Origin

United States (made)

Date

1969 (made)

Artist/maker

N.E. Women's Liberation (printers and publishers)
The Black Panther Party of Connecticut (printers and publishers)

Materials and Techniques

printing

Marks and inscriptions

WOMEN! FREE OUR SISTERS
across upper margin

[Black Panther stalking panther logo]
lower right

[female symbol with militant black fist]
lower right corner

Sat. Nov. 22, New Haven
printed in bold, lower right corner

Dimensions

Height: 57.2 cm, Width: 44.4 cm, Height: 578 mm, Width: 426 mm

Descriptive line

Poster for demonstration issued by N.E. Women's Lib and Black Panthers. USA, 1969.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

'Prop Art: Over 1000 contemporary political posters' by Gary Yanker. New York: Darien House. 1972. page 41.

Production Note

Distributed and posted at Yale Law School: 22 November 1969.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Women; Propaganda; Politics; Protest; Radicalism

Categories

Prints; Propaganda; Black History; Feminism; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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