A silkscreened poster by the UK's Poster Collective featuring images of labor protest plus music and lyrics from the iconic labor song "Which Side Are You On?" which was written by Appalachian activist Florence Reece in 1931. The poster also shows a large image of Sara Ogan Gunning, a singer and songwriter from the coal mining country of Eastern Kentucky. The song includes the lyrics "Come all of you good workers, good news to you. I'll tell, of how the good old union has come here to dwell. Which side are you on? Which side are you on?".
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. This poster is in the collection of the Oakland Museum of California. Item #1385.
Condition: Very Good, with some edgewear and light edge creasing; some light spots of foxing along bottom 6" of poster.
Price: $200.00 save 30% $140.00