Stop Militarism in our Schools!

Poster
ca. 1970 (made)
Stop Militarism in our Schools! thumbnail 1
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Peg Averill's drawings, accompanied by lively, politically-charged slogans, were mobilised during the anti-war and equality movements of the 1960s and 1970s. Averill was active in the War Resisters League and also in NOW (National Organization for Women). This poster criticises both the American armed forces and education system which promote and glorify military action.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
printing
Brief Description
Poster design by Peg Averill, logo by David Bragin. Issued by War Resisters League. USA.
Physical Description
Image of hands breaking a rifle with text quoting Eugene Debs.
Dimensions
  • Height: 55.8cm
  • Width: 42.5cm
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
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Summary
Peg Averill's drawings, accompanied by lively, politically-charged slogans, were mobilised during the anti-war and equality movements of the 1960s and 1970s. Averill was active in the War Resisters League and also in NOW (National Organization for Women). This poster criticises both the American armed forces and education system which promote and glorify military action.
Other Number
LS.1236 - Leslie Schreyer Loan Number
Collection
Accession Number
E.346-2004

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record createdAugust 20, 2004
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