CDU - Umkehr in die Zukunft [CDU - Change in the Future]

Poster
1990 (printed and published)
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Handbill, CDU - Umkehr in die Zukunft [CDU - Change in the Future], issued by the Christliche Demokratische Union [Christian Democratic Union] for the East German elections of 18 March 1990, advertising their policy for town improvement


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Materials and Techniques
Letterpress printed in black and red
Brief Description
CDU - Umkehr in die Zukunft [CDU - Change in the Future]. Handbill issued by the CDU for the East German Elections of 18 March 1990, advertising their policy for town improvement
Dimensions
  • Height: 21.05cm
  • Width: 14.7cm
Credit line
Margaret Timmers
Object history
This object is part of a group of graphics inspired by the pro-democracy movement in East Germany in 1989 and 1990, which saw popular demonstrations result in the overthrow of the Communist government, led by Egon Krenz, culminatinng in the free elections of 18 March 1990. All the material, which covers a wide range of the political parties and movements that took part in these events, was gathered by V&A Curator Margaret Timmers in East Berlin in the week preceding these elections.
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Summary
Handbill, CDU - Umkehr in die Zukunft [CDU - Change in the Future], issued by the Christliche Demokratische Union [Christian Democratic Union] for the East German elections of 18 March 1990, advertising their policy for town improvement
Associated Object
E.2146-1990 (Object)
Collection
Accession Number
E.2056-1990

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