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Poster - Changing Picture of Docklands
  • Changing Picture of Docklands
    Docklands Community Poster Project
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Changing Picture of Docklands

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Docklands (made)

  • Date:

    late 1980s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Docklands Community Poster Project (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Poster, printed from a photomontage and laminated in plastic

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Greenwich Mural Workshop

  • Museum number:

    E.484-2013

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Landscape poster, consisting of a black and white photomontage of a courtyard surrounded by small single-level houses, with children clustered in the doorways, and a tall ship between high-rise buildings in the background. The tagline for the series of photographs is 'The people of Docklands have always had to fight to make the best of appalling conditions - and to change them.'.

Place of Origin

Docklands (made)

Date

late 1980s (made)

Artist/maker

Docklands Community Poster Project (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Poster, printed from a photomontage and laminated in plastic

Marks and inscriptions

'The people of Docklands have always had to fight to make the best of appalling conditions - and to change them.'

Dimensions

Height: 42.9 cm, Width: 64.2 cm

Descriptive line

Poster made by the Docklands Community Poster Project, 'Changing Picture of Docklands' series, ca. 1985

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

Printing; Photography

Subjects depicted

Dockyards; Children; Poverty; Ships; Dwellings

Categories

Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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