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Poster - One in the eye for Morgan's

One in the eye for Morgan's

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1980 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Barnes, Brian (designer)
    Wandsworth Community Printshop (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screen printing, photostencil, paper, plastic laminate

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Greenwich Mural Workshop

  • Museum number:

    E.570-2013

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portrait poster regarding the rejection of Morgan's proposals to build luxury flats and office blocks on Battersea's waterfront. The poster shows an illustration of a bull defecating in a man's face. The man is wearing a suit with 'Morgan's' written on the back. Another man, dressed as a matador is waving a flag at the bull with 'Luxury flats & Office Block' written on it, and his hat has 'water' written across the brim. They are shown on a background of the Battersea waterfront and the River Thames.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1980 (made)

Artist/maker

Barnes, Brian (designer)
Wandsworth Community Printshop (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Screen printing, photostencil, paper, plastic laminate

Marks and inscriptions

ONE IN THE EYE FOR MORGAN'S /
LUXURY FLATS & OFFICE BLOCK / REJECTED BY MINISTER /
BUT /
THEY MAY BE ACCEPTED / IF OFFICES ARE REDUCED / TO 100,000 SQ. FT. /
NATIONALISE / BATTERSEA'S RIVERFRONT /
BRAG / 28 WARDLE ROAD S.W.17. 672 9698
Text on poster

Dimensions

Height: 80 cm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Poster headlined 'One in the eye for Morgan's', produced by Brian Barnes for the Wandsworth Printshop, for the Battersea Residents Action Group, 1980.

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

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

Materials

Paper; Plastic laminate

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Posters; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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