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Poster - US Hands Off El Salvador!
  • US Hands Off El Salvador!
    Committee in Solidarity with Central America and the Caribbean
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US Hands Off El Salvador!

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Australia (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1982 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Committee in Solidarity with Central America and the Caribbean (issued by)

  • 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.359-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 61, box E

This poster attacks North American intelligence-gathering and policy-making in El Salvador which began in 1977. US involvement with El Salvador included military assistance from the Carter administration, which is believed to have funded state-sponsored violence against Salvadorean citizens.

Physical description

Large hand pierced by bayonets, protecting four Salvadoreans, below. Printed in blue on white.

Place of Origin

Australia (made)

Date

ca. 1982 (made)

Artist/maker

Committee in Solidarity with Central America and the Caribbean (issued by)

Materials and Techniques

printing

Dimensions

Height: 65.1 cm, Width: 44.9 cm

Descriptive line

Poster issued by Committee in Solidarity with Central America and the Caribbean. Australia, ca. 1982.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Propaganda; Politics; Bayonet; Hands

Categories

Prints; Propaganda; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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