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November 17, 1989 - National Street in Prague.

1989 (photographed), 1989 (printed)
Place of origin

Designed, printed and published in former Czechoslovakia

Object details
Object type
Additional titlePro-democracy Poster Collection (named collection)
Materials and techniques
Offset lithograph printed on paper
Brief description
Poster presenting the enlarged detail of a head injury, taken from a photograph of riot police restraining a demonstrator, printed and published in former Czechoslovakia, 1989.
Physical description
Poster publicising police violence against people participating in street demonstrations through an image reproduced from an enlarged photograph showing two riot police wearing white helmets and carrying batons. They are manhandling an injured man who shows evidence of a head injury.
  • Maximum height: 42.0cm
  • Maximum width: 30.1cm
size of sheet
Credit line
Given by Zdenek Kavan
Designed, printed and published in former Czechoslovakia
Subjects depicted
Designed, printed and published in former Czechoslovakia
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Record createdFebruary 1, 2006
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