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2008/22/1-2 Poster, 'Ban the Neutron Bomb', screen-print on paper, designed and printed by Ralph Sawyer at the Waterside Workers Federation of Australia building, Sydney, 1979. Click to enlarge.

‘Ban the Neutron Bomb’ poster

    A multi-coloured screen printed poster. The design features a central illustration of a young girl with a head formed from a globe, flowers replace freckles on her cheeks, short plaits with large pink polka dot ribbons rotrude from either side of the head. The background has been printed in black to represent the cosmos. Part of the text has been used to create the body of the child. The text reads, 'BAN / THE / NEUTRON / BOMB' in purple and underneath in smaller text 'As a contribution to the United Nations Year of the Child 1979, / the Union of Australian Women demand a complete ban on / the production of the Neutron Bomb'.

    Summary

    Object No.

    2008/22/1-2

    Object Statement

    Poster, 'Ban the Neutron Bomb', screen-print on paper, designed and printed by Ralph Sawyer at the Waterside Workers Federation of Australia building, Sydney, 1979

    Physical Description

    A multi-coloured screen printed poster. The design features a central illustration of a young girl with a head formed from a globe, flowers replace freckles on her cheeks, short plaits with large pink polka dot ribbons rotrude from either side of the head. The background has been printed in black to represent the cosmos. Part of the text has been used to create the body of the child. The text reads, 'BAN / THE / NEUTRON / BOMB' in purple and underneath in smaller text 'As a contribution to the United Nations Year of the Child 1979, / the Union of Australian Women demand a complete ban on / the production of the Neutron Bomb'.

    Dimensions

    Height

    844 mm

    Width

    576 mm

    Cite this Object

    Harvard

    'Ban the Neutron Bomb' poster 2020, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 26 October 2020, <https://ma.as/379835>

    Wikipedia

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