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Poster - Stop police repression of clowns and street performers
  • Stop police repression of clowns and street performers
    Phillips, John
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Stop police repression of clowns and street performers

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1976 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Phillips, John (designer)
    Paddington Printshop (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photostencil, printing, paper, plastic laminate

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Greenwich Mural Workshop.

  • Museum number:

    E.578-2013

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Postrait poster campaigning to stop police repression of clowns and street performers. The poster features an exaggerated illustration of a policeman eth bulging yellow eyes and jagged metal teeth, squeezing the nose of a clown, who is clenching his jaw in pain.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1976 (made)

Artist/maker

Phillips, John (designer)
Paddington Printshop (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Photostencil, printing, paper, plastic laminate

Marks and inscriptions

STOP POLICE REPRESSION OF CLOWNS AND STREET PERFORMERS
Poster headline

Capitalism represses / the desire to love. the / desire to live, laugh and / accept love given freely /
Daniel Rovai, Clown, was arrested and / brutally beaten up by the police on Feb.21 '76 /
his crime - miming and juggling to a Portobello crowd
In bottom left hand corner of poster.

Dimensions

Height: 79 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 and printed by John Phillips for the Paddington Printshop, London, 1976.

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

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

Materials

Plastic laminate; Paper

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Posters; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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