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Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1984 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Barnes, Brian (designer)
    Barnes, Brian (print maker)
    Wandsworth Community Printshop (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed poster, laminated in plastic.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Greenwich Mural Workshop

  • Museum number:

    E.490-2013

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portrait poster advertising the Campaign for Homes in Central London, depicting a large green and yellow snake with red eyes encircling a tower block with a 'to let' sign in the windows. The snake is being held back by people with sticks, and the slogan at the top is 'Don't let Londoners be pushed out of town'.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1984 (made)

Artist/maker

Barnes, Brian (designer)
Barnes, Brian (print maker)
Wandsworth Community Printshop (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Printed poster, laminated in plastic.

Marks and inscriptions

'CHICL: CAMPAIGN FOR HOMES IN CENTRAL LONDON
A WARP Poster
5 Dryden Street, London WC2. 01-240 2430
GLC funded'

Dimensions

Height: 66.8 cm, Width: 47.7 cm

Descriptive line

Poster designed and printed by Brian Barnes, made at Wandsworth Printshop, to advertise the Campaign for Homes in Central London, depicting a large snake encircling a tower block, with the slogan 'Don't let Londoners be pushed out of town', 1984

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

Categories

Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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