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Poster - No Christmas As Usual

No Christmas As Usual

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    USA (made)

  • Date:

    early 1970s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.1543-1991

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 80, box A

With its bleak evocation of 1914-1918 and 1939-1945, this poster places the war in Vietnam on a par with two of the most atrocious conflicts in modern history. Eternal regiments of white gravestones, marked only by numbers, are combined with a viciously ambiguous caption.

Physical description

Colour offset lithograph entitled 'No Christmas As Usual'. Lettered 'Washington Action Office: 1029 Vermont Avenue, Washington D.C. 20005'.

Place of Origin

USA (made)

Date

early 1970s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 63.5 cm, Width: 48.2 cm

Descriptive line

Anonymous colour offset lithograph entitled 'No Christmas As Usual', issued by the New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam. USA, early 1970s.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Offset lithograph

Subjects depicted

Wars; Graves

Categories

War; Posters; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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