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Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (designed)

  • Date:

    1982 (designed)
    ca.1982 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Piech, Paul Peter, born 1920 - died 1996 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lino-cut print on pink paper

  • Museum number:

    E.772-1986

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 71, box 58

Physical description

Lino-cut print poster protesting against nuclear weapons, with an image of a figure crucified upon, and nailed with, Soviet and U.S. missiles. Printed in black on pink paper.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (designed)

Date

1982 (designed)
ca.1982 (issued)

Artist/maker

Piech, Paul Peter, born 1920 - died 1996 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Lino-cut print on pink paper

Marks and inscriptions

'U.S.A. USSR'
Lettered on the missiles

Dimensions

Height: 88.7 cm, Width: 64.1 cm

Object history note

This is another impression of E.771-1986, but in a different colourway and with the black re-cut in some places.

Descriptive line

Lino-cut print poster protesting against nuclear weapons, with an image of a figure crucified upon, and nailed with, Soviet and U.S. missiles. Printed in black on pink paper. By Paul Peter Piech, Great Britain, 1982.

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

Summary Catalogue of British Posters to 1988 in the Victoria & Albert Museum in the Department of Design, Prints & Drawing. Emmett Publishing, 1990. 129 p. ISBN: 1 869934 12 1

Materials

Printing ink; Pink paper

Techniques

Linoleum-block printing

Subjects depicted

Figure; Crucifixion; Nuclear weapons; Missiles

Categories

Prints; Politics; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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