Self-Determination for the Irish People Poster (circa 1977)
Self-Determination for the Irish People Poster (circa 1977)
Self-Determination for the Irish People Poster (circa 1977)
Self-Determination for the Irish People Poster (circa 1977)

Self-Determination for the Irish People Poster (circa 1977)

A silkscreened poster by the UK's Poster Collective advocating for self-determination for the Irish people, and showing an image of the Starry Plough, the flag originally used by the Irish Citizen Army and later adopted by other Irish political groups.  With quotes from Marx, Lenin and James Connolly, the Irish socialist opposed to British rule in Ireland. The non-profit Poster Collective formed in 1971 at the Slade School of Art in London and produced posters addressing political struggles such as miner's strikes, equal rights for women, racial oppression, opposition to the Vietnam war, and against colonialism in Africa. They were active into the 1990s. Item #1363.

Condition: Very Good-, with some edgewear along right edge causing some cracking to green screenprinting (see detail photo); edgewear to left side, but less pronounced; a few other small dents or creases to surface of poster, including along the top edge; colors are bright and unfaded.

Political Poster
The Poster Collective
25.5" x 33"
Silkscreen
London: Circa 1977

Price: $225.00