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Poster

Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Telford (Sutton Hill Estate, Telford, made)

  • Date:

    1978 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Telford Community Arts (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screenprinted from handcut stencils and photostencils, and laminated in plastic

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Greenwich Mural Workshop

  • Museum number:

    E.477-2013

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3E, shelf HIGH, box 5L2

Physical description

Portrait poster depicting hands holding orange, white and light green ribbons, wrapped round a pink maypole. The background is in a darker green, and information about Sutton Hill's May Day festival is lettered in white on the background.

Place of Origin

Telford (Sutton Hill Estate, Telford, made)

Date

1978 (made)

Artist/maker

Telford Community Arts (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Screenprinted from handcut stencils and photostencils, and laminated in plastic

Marks and inscriptions

SUTTON HILL'S / INTERNATIONAL / MAY DAY/ CELEBRATIONS / May Day is now an official holiday / but we on Sutton Hill have been / celebrating May Day for 3 years / and each year is better than the / last with groups from our own / community taking part from / school children to senior citizens / The stalls, maypole, puppets, / plays, and all really make a / super day. / Let's hope we have many more / each involving more of our / local people.
Lettered diagonally in white at the top right of the poster.

Dimensions

Height: 47 cm, Width: 47.7 cm

Descriptive line

Poster made by Telford Community Arts, depicting hands holding the ribbons around a maypole, and advertising Sutton Hill estate's May Day Festival, 1978

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

From the label text of an exhibition held by the Greenwich Mural Workshop entitled 'Printing is Easy...? Community Printshops 1970-86'

Materials

Paper; Laminated plastic

Techniques

Screen printing

Subjects depicted

Festivals; Maypole

Categories

Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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