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Poster

Poster

  • 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:

    E.491-2013

  • 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)

Date

ca. 1978 (made)

Artist/maker

See Red Women's Workshop (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Printed poster, laminated in plastic

Dimensions

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'.

Materials

Paper; Laminated plastic

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Women; Feminism

Categories

Posters; Gender and Sexuality

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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