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International week of solidarity with Vietnam

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Cuba (made)

  • Date:

    1969 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Forjans, Jesus, born 1928 (artist)
    OSPAAAL - (the Organization in Solidarity with the People of Africa, Asia and Latin America) (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • 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.801-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 66, box E

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Cuba held various days and weeks of solidarity with revolutionary struggles around the world. The OSPAAAL posters in particular reveal the idealistic spirit at the core of the Cuban Revolution, intent on eradicating imperialism globally.

Physical description

Brown crossbow superimposed over an orange rifle. Dark green background

Place of Origin

Cuba (made)

Date

1969 (made)

Artist/maker

Forjans, Jesus, born 1928 (artist)
OSPAAAL - (the Organization in Solidarity with the People of Africa, Asia and Latin America) (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Semana internacional de solidaridad con VietNam
from the Spanish: International week of solidarity with Vietnam

Dimensions

Height: 53.3 cm, Width: 33 cm

Descriptive line

International Week of Solidarity with Vietnam. OSPAAAL poster, Cuba. 1969.

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

¡Revolucíon! Cuban Poster Art by Lincoln Cushing. San Francisco: Chronicle Books. 2003.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Colour offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Propaganda; Solidarity; Crossbow; War; Rifle; Politics

Categories

Prints; Propaganda; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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