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The Real Face of Terror

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    USA (made)

  • Date:

    mid 1980s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)
    Black Cat Collective (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour screen print poster

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 76, box B

Physical description

Colour screen print poster entitled 'The Real Face of Terror is White not Red', denouncing capitalist exploitation of the developing world by leaders such as Ronald Reagan. Reagan is depicted in the centre surrounded by skulls and hands with the names of countries printed around the outside, (Nicaragua, South Africa etc) interspersed with the names of global corporations (Coca Cola, IBM, alongside US goverment agencies, the FBI and CIA).

Place of Origin

USA (made)


mid 1980s (made)


Unknown (maker)
Black Cat Collective (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Colour screen print poster


Height: 66.1 cm, Width: 52.1 cm

Descriptive line

Anonymous colour screen print poster entitled 'The Real Face of Terror', depicting Ronald Reagan. USA, ca. mid 1980s.





Subjects depicted

Human rights; Presidents; Politics; Corporations; Exploitation; Leaders


Politics; Posters; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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