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Corbyn

T-Shirt
2017
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This t-shirt was designed by Bristol Street Wear and released on 9 May 2017. Known as a ‘bootleg’ design, this type of t-shirt printing builds upon a street wear practice of re-appropriating brand identities, logos and slogans for subversive effect. The logo combines current Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s surname with the Nike Swoosh, created in 1971 by Carolyn Davidson.


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Brief Description
White t-shirt printed with a red repurposed Nike Swoosh logo beneath the word 'CORBYN'
Physical Description
White t-shirt with red screen printed 'Corbyn' logo
Dimensions
  • Width: 588mm
  • Length: 762mm
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Summary
This t-shirt was designed by Bristol Street Wear and released on 9 May 2017. Known as a ‘bootleg’ design, this type of t-shirt printing builds upon a street wear practice of re-appropriating brand identities, logos and slogans for subversive effect. The logo combines current Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s surname with the Nike Swoosh, created in 1971 by Carolyn Davidson.
Collection
Accession Number
CD.294-2017

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record createdAugust 7, 2017
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