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Women! Free Our Sisters

Poster
1969 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

This poster was jointly issued by a women's liberation organisation and the Connecticut chapter of the Black Panther Party to announce a demonstration in protest of six Black Panther women who were imprisoned.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
printing
Brief description
Poster for demonstration issued by N.E. Women's Lib and Black Panthers. USA, 1969.
Physical description
Photographic image of four women with raised fists. 'WOMEN! FREE OUR SISTERS' printed black on white above. Additional text below.
Dimensions
  • Height: 57.2cm
  • Width: 44.4cm
  • Height: 578mm
  • Width: 426mm
Marks and inscriptions
  • WOMEN! FREE OUR SISTERS (across upper margin)
  • [Black Panther stalking panther logo] (lower right)
  • [female symbol with militant black fist] (lower right corner)
  • Sat. Nov. 22, New Haven (printed in bold, lower right corner)
Credit line
Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko
Production
Distributed and posted at Yale Law School: 22 November 1969.
Subjects depicted
Place depicted
Summary
This poster was jointly issued by a women's liberation organisation and the Connecticut chapter of the Black Panther Party to announce a demonstration in protest of six Black Panther women who were imprisoned.
Bibliographic reference
'Prop Art: Over 1000 contemporary political posters' by Gary Yanker. New York: Darien House. 1972. page 41.
Other number
LS.1064 - Leslie Schreyer Loan Number
Collection
Accession number
E.304-2004

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Record createdAugust 6, 2004
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