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  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    United States (made)

  • Date:

    1975 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Palestine Liberation Organization (issued by)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • 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:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 60, box E

The Palestine Liberation Organization or PLO was founded in 1964 at the first ever Arab summit meeting. It acts as a council composed of various political factions. The PLO was initially committed to the dissolution of Israel through armed force. In 1974, the year this poster was made, the PLO began to be taken seriously - it was officially recognised by the United Nations. A Palestinian "government in exile" was established with the hope that contested land regained from Israel (the West Bank of River Jordan) could be reclaimed as the Palestinian state.

Physical description

PALESTINE repeated across six lines as the poster's background graphic. Green on white lettering alternates with white on orange, progressively fading toward the lower margin. Black text.

Place of Origin

United States (made)


1975 (made)


Palestine Liberation Organization (issued by)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

SUPPORT/ Palestinian People/ to Regain/ Their/ National Rights
all capital lettering, printed in black


Arabic lettering and small logo
in green on white, printed along the lower left vertical margin


Height: 68 cm, Width: 48 cm

Descriptive line

Palestine. Poster distributed by the Palestine Liberation Organization in New York City. USA, 1975.

Production Note

distributed in New York City


Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Conflict; Propaganda; Ideology; Religion; Politics


Prints; Propaganda; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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