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Poster
  • Poster
    Lewisham Unemployed Action Group Deptford Community Printshop
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Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Deptford (made)

  • Date:

    1984 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lewisham Unemployed Action Group
    Deptford Community Printshop (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Poster, screenprinted using handcut stencils and photostencils, and laminated in plastic

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Greenwich Mural Workshop

  • Museum number:

    E.482-2013

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portrait poster advertising a drop in centre and meetings for the Lewisham Unemployed Action Group, based at the Albany Centre in Deptford. The poster depicts blue water with text about the unemployment centre facilities following the lines of the waves, and a smiling fishbone with some of its bones forming the initials LUAG. Above the water are bubbles containing more text, on a yellow background.

Place of Origin

Deptford (made)

Date

1984 (made)

Artist/maker

Lewisham Unemployed Action Group
Deptford Community Printshop (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Poster, screenprinted using handcut stencils and photostencils, and laminated in plastic

Marks and inscriptions

'OPEN MON-FRI 12.00-4.30 MEETINGS EVERY FRIDAY 2.00

SHARE YOUR IDEAS SKILLS INTERESTS PROBLEMS

HELP BRING OUT THE POSITIVE SIDE OF UNEMPLOYMENT'
Lettered in black in three grey bubbles above the water

'COME USE OUR NEWSPAPERS, TYPEWRITER / PHONE, LITERATURE ETC... / HELP AND ADVICE WITH BENEFITS / AND WELFARE RIGHTS...'
Lettered in black, following the lines of the waves

'ALBANY CENTRE / Douglas Way, Deptford, SE8. / 6920231'
Lettered in black, in circle at bottom left of poster

Dimensions

Height: 67 cm, Width: 47.5 cm

Descriptive line

Poster designed and printed by Mary Doyle and Penny Davis, printed at Deptford Community Printshop, depicting a fishbone, and advertising Lewisham Unemployed Action Group, 1984

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

Categories

Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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