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

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    East Germany (printed and published)

  • Date:

    1990 (printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (designer)
    Christian Democratic Union [Christliche Demokratische Union] (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Letterpress printed in black and red

  • Credit Line:

    Margaret Timmers

  • Museum number:

    E.2056-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2E, shelf DR109

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

Place of Origin

East Germany (printed and published)

Date

1990 (printed and published)

Artist/maker

Unknown (designer)
Christian Democratic Union [Christliche Demokratische Union] (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Letterpress printed in black and red

Dimensions

Height: 21.05 cm, Width: 14.7 cm

Object history note

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.

Descriptive line

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

Materials

Material; Ink; Paper

Techniques

Letterpress

Subjects depicted

Politics; Propaganda

Categories

Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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