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Right On Jane

Poster
1977 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Landscape poster depicting a satire of a comic book strip. There are 4 illustrated panels, which tell the story of Jane. In the first three panels she helps her mother with stereotypical tasks, dusting, sweeping and getting the tea. In the last is written 'Jane thinks: stuff this! It's about time I got myself out of these sexist books and started giving girls an example of all the other things we can do! Right on, right on Jane.' The panels are drawn in the primary colours of red, blue and yellow, on a white background.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Photostencil, printing, paper, plastic laminate
Brief description
Poster by See Red Women's Workshop entitled 'Right On Jane'. London, 1977.
Physical description
Landscape poster depicting a satire of a comic book strip. There are 4 illustrated panels, which tell the story of Jane. In the first three panels she helps her mother with stereotypical tasks, dusting, sweeping and getting the tea. In the last is written 'Jane thinks: stuff this! It's about time I got myself out of these sexist books and started giving girls an example of all the other things we can do! Right on, right on Jane.' The panels are drawn in the primary colours of red, blue and yellow, on a white background.
Dimensions
  • Height: 53.7cm
  • Width: 78.7cm
Dimensions include plastic laminate.
Marks and inscriptions
  • I a helping mummy to dust. / Dust dust. (First panel)
  • I am helping to sweep the floor. / Sweep sweep. (Second panel)
  • Peter helps daddy with the car. Jane helps mummy get the tea. / Good girl says mummy to Jane. / You are a good girl to help me like this. / Good good girl. (Third panel)
  • Jane thinks: stuff this! It's about time I got myself out of these sexist books and started giving girls an example of all the other things we can do! Right on, right on Jane. (Fourth panel)
  • Printed by See red Tel: (01) 701 8134 (to left hand side of poster)
Credit line
Given by the Greenwich Mural Workshop
Object history
Poster was exhibited as part of the Greenwich Mural Workshop's exhibition 'Printing is easy...?'

Association
Bibliographic reference
From the Greenwich Mural Workshop's 1986 exhibition 'Printing is Easy...?'
Collection
Accession number
E.554-2013

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Record createdNovember 20, 2013
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