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Poster - The Service Economy is a False Economy

The Service Economy is a False Economy

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1975-1980s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Copyart (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Non-laminated poster

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Greenwich Mural Workshop

  • Museum number:

    E.149-2011

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 86, box E

Physical description

Non-laminated poster depicting a group of men striking over the closure of coal mines, alongside the slogan 'The Service Economy is a False Economy', and a letter from Lord Young of Graffham over the importance of the tourism and leisure industry as a means to replace jobs lost in other sectors.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1975-1980s (made)

Artist/maker

Copyart (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Non-laminated poster

Dimensions

Height: 30 cm, Width: 42 cm

Descriptive line

Community print shop poster entitled 'The Service Economy is a False Economy', made at Copyart. Great Britain, ca. 1975-1980s.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Politics; Strikes; Protest; Unemployment

Categories

Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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