Energy...Stop Diablo Canyon.

Poster
1979 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Diablo Canyon is a central Californian nuclear power plant owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Company. The plant and its two reactors were built in 1968 on a stretch of the California coastline. Diablo Canyon became a focus of the anti-nuclear movement of the 1970s which protested the production of nuclear energy.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
printing
Brief Description
Protest poster against nuclear energy. Published by The Abalone Alliance. USA, 1979.
Physical Description
Poster printed in brown and white depicting a baby on a beach. Small full colour photomontage of planet Earth radiating rainbow colours and thin red concentric circles. Printed on cream textured paper.
Dimensions
  • Height: 58.9cm
  • Width: 43.3cm
Marks and Inscriptions
RALLY/ CAR POOL: 962-1920 (in marker pen across lower margin)
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
Diablo Canyon is a central Californian nuclear power plant owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Company. The plant and its two reactors were built in 1968 on a stretch of the California coastline. Diablo Canyon became a focus of the anti-nuclear movement of the 1970s which protested the production of nuclear energy.
Other Number
LS.1157 - Leslie Schreyer Loan Number
Collection
Accession Number
E.328-2004

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record createdAugust 25, 2004
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