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Stop Nagymaros/ Duna Dracula

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Budapest (made)

  • Date:

    1988 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Inconnu Art (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.897-1994

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 83, box D

Physical description

A poster, emblazoned with the words 'STOP NAGYMAROS' and 'DUNA DRACULA', protesting against the damming of the river Danube by the Slovaks for a hydro-electric power plant. The poster depicts a map of the area of Hungary through which the river Danube flows. In the midst of the map is an image of Dracula, wearing a navy blue military style coat, biting down on the river Danube and holding a flag which is half Austrian and half Hungarian.

Place of Origin

Budapest (made)

Date

1988 (made)

Artist/maker

Inconnu Art (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with the date '© 1988 inconnu art - budapest'.

Dimensions

Height: 48 cm, Width: 33.4 cm

Descriptive line

Poster by Hungarian design collective Inconnu Art, 'Stop Nagymaros/ Duna Dracula', protest poster, colour offset lithograph, Budapest, 1988

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1994

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Subjects depicted

Activism; Map; Environmental impact; Flag; Environmental; River; Protest

Categories

Posters; Propaganda; Myths & Legends; Maps; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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