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Martin Luther King Memorial Fund

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1960-1970 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mountain and Molehill (designer)
    Mountain and Molehill (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Green

  • Museum number:

    E.724-2003

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2F, shelf DR108, box BAZALGETTE

Physical description

Political poster entitled 'Martin Luther King Memorial Fund' showing an image of a bayonet pointing at a hand; lithograph.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (printed)

Date

1960-1970 (printed)

Artist/maker

Mountain and Molehill (designer)
Mountain and Molehill (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

MARTIN LUTHER KING MEMORIAL FUND / To give moral or material support to non-violent movements for / civil rights in any part of the world. / To assist or initiate specific projects designed to further good / relations between all races in Great Britain. / To aid persons or communities who are victims of racial / discrimination or intolerance. / Please send donations to the martin Luther King Memorial Fund, / 2 Amen Court, London E.C.4. / Patrons include the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Moderator of / the church of Scotland, the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster, / the Moderator of the Free Church Federal Council, the Chief / Rabbi, Professor A. J. Ayer, Lord Butler of Saffron Walden, / Sir Learie Constantine, the Right Honerable Jo Grimond, M.P., / the earl of Longgford, the Right Honorable Philip Noel-Baker, M.P., / Chairman: Canon L. John Collins.
Text of poster

Designed by Ken Sprague/Mountain & Molehill Ltd and screen printed by G & B Arts Ltd.
Bottom left of poster.

Dimensions

Height: 758 mm, Width: 1015 mm

Descriptive line

Poster, 'Martin Luther King Memorial Fund', lithograph designed and printed by Mountain and Molehill (Ken Sprague), Great Britain, 1960-1970

Production Note

Mountain and Molehill was the design partnership of Ken Sprague and Ray Bernard.

Subjects depicted

Discrimination; Hands; Racism; Bayonets

Categories

Prints; Propaganda; Black History; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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