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Poster - Wandsworth for Sale

Wandsworth for Sale

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1987 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Barnes, Brian (designer)
    Wandsworth Community Printshop (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stencil, printing, paper, plastic laminate

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Greenwich Mural Workshop.

  • Museum number:

    E.601-2013

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Landscape poster campaigning against land sales in Wandsworth. the poster is set up as an estate agents placard, with a landscape in the background, depicting features of the Wandsworth skyline, most noticably Battersea Power Station, which is whited out. A large 'For Sale' sign goes across the sky, in red text on a yellow backgorund.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1987 (made)

Artist/maker

Barnes, Brian (designer)
Wandsworth Community Printshop (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Stencil, printing, paper, plastic laminate

Marks and inscriptions

BINGLE & BERESFORD / Wandsworth FOR SALE /
9000 Council Homes SOLD /
If YOU Are / Homeless / on the Housing Waiting List / on a Low Income / Young, Old / or Single /
Wandsworth Councils /
message to you is..... 'TOUGH'

Wandsworth the Blighted Borough /
INTERNATIONAL YEAR of SHELTER for the HOMELESS 1987 / CAMPAIGN AGAINST the SALE of ESTATES

Dimensions

Height: 52 cm, Width: 77.6 cm

Object history note

Poster featured in the Greenwich Mural Workshop's 1986 exhibition 'Printing is Easy...?'

Descriptive line

Poster, designed by Brian Barnes and made by Wandsworth Community Printshop, London, 1987.

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

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

Materials

Plastic laminate; Paper

Techniques

Stencilling; Printing

Categories

Posters; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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