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96/331/10 Poster, 'Stop the War', paper, made by Vietnam Moratorium Committee / Comment Publishing Company, Australia, 1965-1973. Click to enlarge.

Vietnam Moratorium poster.

Made by Comment Publishing Company in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c1970.

Poster, Vietnam anti-war, ‘Stop the War’, offset print / paper, Vietnam Moratorium Committee / Comment Publishing Company, Sydney, Australia, 1965-1973.

A vertical format, single sided, offset printed poster in red and black on white paper. The poster features an image of a puppet on a string (South Vietnamese leader, General Ky) being held by an arm wearing stars stripes (representing the USA). Below the puppet is text that reads ‘VIENAMIZATION?’. Across of the poster is red and black text tha...

Summary

Object No.

96/331/10

Object Statement

Poster, 'Stop the War', paper, made by Vietnam Moratorium Committee / Comment Publishing Company, Australia, 1965-1973

Physical Description

Poster, Vietnam anti-war, 'Stop the War', offset print / paper, Vietnam Moratorium Committee / Comment Publishing Company, Sydney, Australia, 1965-1973.

A vertical format, single sided, offset printed poster in red and black on white paper. The poster features an image of a puppet on a string (South Vietnamese leader, General Ky) being held by an arm wearing stars stripes (representing the USA). Below the puppet is text that reads 'VIENAMIZATION?'. Across of the poster is red and black text that reads 'STOP THE WAR! / WITHDRAW SUPPORT FOR SAIGON REGIME / BRING TROOPS HOME / VIETNAM MORATORIUM SEPTEMBER 18'. The text is followed by the round sun like logo of the Vietnam Moratorium Campaign.

Marks

Along the bottom of the poster in small black letters 'Castlereagh St, Sydney. Tel. 26 2355 Printed by Comment Publishing company, 22 Stream Mill Street, Sydney'

Dimensions

Height

507 mm

Width

380 mm

Production

Notes

Mass produced Australian political poster used by the Vietnam anti-war movement

History

Notes

Collected by People for Nuclear Disarmament c.1965-1975

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1996

Acquisition Date

2 October 1996

Cite this Object

Harvard

Vietnam Moratorium poster. 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 March 2019, <https://ma.as/152771>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/152771 |title=Vietnam Moratorium poster. |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=25 March 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
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