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Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1987 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Union Place Community Resource Centre (print-makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour print on high speed rotary paper that has been laminated in plastic

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Greenwich Mural Workshop

  • Museum number:

    E.515-2013

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Laminated, portrait oriented, poster designed in a generic South American Style. On each side is a red border with a black jagged outline and black stenciled design depicting weapons, bullets and soldiers faces. In the centre of the image is a bird in flight consisting of a black outline and filled with pink, red, orange and green. Beneath is a design consisting of a row of corn outlined in black on a yellow background.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1987 (made)

Artist/maker

Union Place Community Resource Centre (print-makers)

Materials and Techniques

Colour print on high speed rotary paper that has been laminated in plastic

Marks and inscriptions

'NICARAGUA / HAS THE RIGHT TO / LIFE AND PEACE'
'Designed by Mediumwave (01 274 4000) Printed by Union Place (01 735 6123)'
'ALL PROFITS TO NICARAGUA SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN'

Dimensions

Height: 64 cm, Width: 44.9 cm

Descriptive line

Poster used to raise money for Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign, depicting a bird in flight and a border decorated with guns, bullets and the heads of soldiers, made by Union Place Resource Centre, 1987

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

From an exhibition by Greenwich Mural Workshop, 'Printing is Easy...? Community Printshops 1970-1986'

Materials

Paper; Plastic laminate; Material

Techniques

Printing; Technique

Subjects depicted

Subject; Birds

Categories

Posters; Printmaking techniques

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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