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Given by Solidarity with Solidarity
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When the Communist authorities in Poland declared martial law in 1981 in order to stem the growing influence of the Solidarity trade union, this poster was printed in secret on an underground press. It satirised the seemingly endless references to peace in Soviet propaganda and the brutal reality of Communist rule.
Landscape format poster. A military tank in the form of a dove in cream on a red ground, with the caption below.
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Height: 397 mm sheet, Width: 597 mm sheet
Anti -communist poster
Paper; Printing ink
Propaganda; Politics; Satire; Peace; Democracy; Poland; Counter-revolution; Martial Law
Prints; Caricatures & Cartoons; Politics; Propaganda; Posters