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Community Affairs

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1985 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Surety, Christ (designer)
    Greenwich Mural Workshop (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Handcut stencils, photostencils, screen printing, paper, plastic laminate

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Greenwich Mural Workshop

  • Museum number:

    E.563-2013

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 84, box E

Physical description

Portrait poster advertising the community affairs section of Greenwich Council. 'Community Affairs' is written at the top of the poster, which has a blue background which fades into red. Across the centre of the poster are sepia toned photographs of people from a diverse range of ethnic background, ages and genders. Above these photographs are bullet points of what the community affairs division does, and below them is the contact information for the department.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1985 (made)

Artist/maker

Surety, Christ (designer)
Greenwich Mural Workshop (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Handcut stencils, photostencils, screen printing, paper, plastic laminate

Marks and inscriptions

Community Affairs

Community Affairs is a part of Greenwich Council. Its job is to ensure that services provided by the Council, and others, meet the needs of all communities and neighbourhoods in the borough. Its aims:


- Open local government
- Setting up development and funding of community organisations
- Responsive health and education authorities
- Equal rights and opportunities, particularly for women, lesbians and gay men, and for all ethnic minorities.
- Accountability to those who pay for and use the services of the police.
- Maximum availability of welfare rights.

Giving more power to all disadvantaged and / minority groups /
Ensuring that their legal rights are enforced

Dimensions

Height: 79.3 cm, Width: 53.6 cm

Object history note

Poster featured in the Greenwich Mural Workshop's 1986 exhibition 'Printing is easy...?'

Descriptive line

Poster, designed by Chris Surety and made by the Greenwich Mural Workshop, London, 1985.

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

From the Greenwich Mural Workshop's 1986 exhibition 'Printing is Easy...?'

Materials

Paper; Plastic laminate

Techniques

Screen printing

Categories

Posters; Prints; Advertising

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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