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  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    ca. 1978 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    See Red Women's Workshop (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed poster, laminated in plastic

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Greenwich Mural Workshop

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB3E, shelf HIGH, box 5L2

Physical description

Portrait poster, consisting of a blue and white photograph bordered in white, on a light blue background. The photograph depicts a Chinese woman, wearing a Mao suit and cap, working on an aerial power line. The caption is Mao Zedong's proclamation 'women hold up half the sky' printed in blue, with 'more than' inserted in pen.

Place of Origin

London (published)


ca. 1978 (made)


See Red Women's Workshop (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Printed poster, laminated in plastic


Height: 65 cm, Width: 46 cm

Descriptive line

Poster made by See Red, depicting women working on power lines with the slogan 'Women hold up more than half the sky', ca. 1978

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'.


Paper; Laminated plastic



Subjects depicted

Women; Feminism


Posters; Gender and Sexuality


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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