‘Aussie’ poster 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

Object No.

2016/47/1

Physical Description

Two colour screen printed posters that have an image of Monga Khan with the word ?Aussie' printed underneath in capital letters.

Marks

Maker's signature on reverse, handwritten in black ink 'Peter Drew'.

Dimensions

Height

1200 mm

Width

850 mm

Production

Notes

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.

Artist

Drew, Peter 2016

History

Notes

Purchased from the artist as part of the ?Real Aussies say welcome' collection.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased with funds from the MAAS Foundation, 2016

Acquisition Date

17 November 2016

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Aussie' poster designed by Peter Drew 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 19 November 2018, <https://ma.as/540948>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/540948 |title='Aussie' poster designed by Peter Drew |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=19 November 2018 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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