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Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1980 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Poster Film Collective (print-makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black and white print with photographic stencil on paper that has been laminated

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Greenwich Mural Workshop

  • Museum number:

    E.499-2013

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Laminate, landscape oriented, poster printed in black and white. On the left is a black and white halftone printed photographic stencil of German poet Bertolt Brecht with a cigar. On the right is a reproduction of Brecht's poem 'Praise of Communism'.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1980 (made)

Artist/maker

Poster Film Collective (print-makers)

Materials and Techniques

Black and white print with photographic stencil on paper that has been laminated

Marks and inscriptions

Bertolt Brecht's poem 'Praise of Communism' is inscribe on the right. 'It's sensible / anyone can understand it...It is the simplest thing / So hard to achieve'
'POSTER FILM COLLECTIVE. BCM PFC LONDON WC1N3XX'
'Printed by Spider Web, 14-16 Sussex Way, N7 (901-272 9141).'

Dimensions

Height: 45 cm, Width: 63.9 cm, :

Descriptive line

Poster, made by Poster Film Collective, with an image of German poet and playwright Bertolt Brecht and a reproduction of Brecht's poem 'Praise of Communism'

Materials

Paper; Laminated plastic; Material

Techniques

Printing; Technique

Subjects depicted

Subject; Communism

Categories

Politics; Posters; Printmaking techniques; Posters; Politics; Printmaking techniques

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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