Poster, ‘Aussie’, designed by Peter Drew

Made by Drew, Peter in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 2016.

This poster is part of an awareness raising campaign, ‘Real Aussies say welcome’ started by Adelaide street artist, Peter Drew. It features an image of Monga Khan with the word ‘Aussie’ underneath. Monga Khan was one of thousands of people who applied for exemption to the White Australia Policy in the 1920s. Khan was one of many cameleers, hawkers and other traders that were granted exemptions because their work was essential to Australian’s growing economy. For 70 years they played a crucial r...

Summary

2016/47/1
Two colour screen printed posters that have an image of Monga Khan with the word ‘Aussie’ printed underneath in capital letters.

Dimensions

1200 mm
850 mm

Production

The maker of this poster is Peter Drew, an Adelaide-based artist. He has screen printed the poster onto brown kraft paper and signed it.
Drew, Peter 2016

Source

Purchased with funds from the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences Foundation, 2016
17 November, 2016

Cite this Object

Poster, 'Aussie', designed by Peter Drew 2017, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 22 September 2017, <https://ma.as/540948>
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