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Release and Reinstate

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1985 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Howard, Andrew (printer)
    Islington Bus Company (printer)
    Islington Miners Support Group (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screen printing, paper, plastic laminate

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Greenwich Mural Workshop

  • Museum number:

    E.566-2013

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portrait poster supporting the 1984-1985 miners strike, in black and white. The centre left of the poster shows a faded picture of a miner, looking up and across the poster to the top right corner, where four white stripes convey the bars in a prison cell. The poster calls for all sacked miners to be released from prison and reinstated in their roles.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1985 (made)

Artist/maker

Howard, Andrew (printer)
Islington Bus Company (printer)
Islington Miners Support Group (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Screen printing, paper, plastic laminate

Marks and inscriptions

RELEASE AND REINSTATE /
ALL SACKED AND JAILED MINERS

NATIONAL MINERS AMNESTY CAMPAIGN / C/O NUM DURHAM MECHANICS 26THE AVENUE DURHAM DH1 4EO

PRINTED AT ISLINGTON BUS COMPANY DESIGN ANDREW HOWARD

Dimensions

Height: 77.6 cm, Width: 53.8 in

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Poster, produced by Andrew Howard for the Islington Bus Company in collaboration with the Islington Miners Support Group, 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; Politics

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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