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Poster - Stop Deaths in Detention!
  • Stop Deaths in Detention!
    King, David, born 1943 - died 2016
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Stop Deaths in Detention!

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (published)

  • Date:

    ca. 1980 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    King, David, born 1943 - died 2016 (designer)
    Anti-Apartheid Movement (Client)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed poster

  • Museum number:

    E.210-2011

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 69, box A

Physical description

Poster in black with red lettering entitled 'Stop Deaths in Detention!', published by the Anti-Apartheid Movement. The poster tells the story of Joseph Mdluli who was killed in police custody in 1976, along with 17 other opponents of apartheid who died in mysterious circumstances during the following 12 months while being held in detention without trial. Mounted on another piece of paper and stamped with the Anti-Apartheid yin and yang symbol.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (published)

Date

ca. 1980 (published)

Artist/maker

King, David, born 1943 - died 2016 (designer)
Anti-Apartheid Movement (Client)

Materials and Techniques

Printed poster

Dimensions

Height: 43.5 cm, Width: 63 cm

Descriptive line

Poster by David King entitled 'Stop Deaths in Detention!', published by the Anti-Apartheid Movement. Great Britain, ca. late 1970s-mid 1980s.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Torture; Portrait; Prisoner; Political; Death; Apartheid

Categories

Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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