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U.G.T - assassins!

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Barcelona (made)

  • Date:

    1936-1939 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    LLeó (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour lithograph

  • 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 3G, shelf DR23

This pro-Nationalist poster was produced during the Spanish Civil War which pitted the socialist-leaning Republicans against the rebel fascist Nationalists from 1936-1939. This poster accuses the opposition UGT (Union General de Trabajadores), a Socialist trades organisation, of being guilty of murder.

Physical description

Bomb exploding over a red cross.

Place of Origin

Barcelona (made)


1936-1939 (made)


LLeó (designer)

Materials and Techniques

colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

designer's signature

U.G.T. / assassins!


Height: 100 cm, Width: 71.2 cm

Descriptive line

Spanish Civil War poster. "U.G.T. - assassins!" poster by LLeó. Bomb exploding over a red cross.


Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Politics; War; Crosses; Civil war; Bombs; Propaganda


Prints; Propaganda; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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