44 National Mobilisation
July 21st c1966-1971
Line-block with letterpress poster, 48.4 x 33.9cm. Minor repaired
missing portion to image upper left. Linen-backed.
continues "July 19-20, Monash Uni. Underground Resistance
Centre & Work-in. July 21 marches rally 2pm at Melbourne
Uni & the shrine. Further information - phone 6633677."
Held in NLA.
45 Kerry Dundas Australian 1931-2010
Prime Minister's Lodge, 1967. Three vintage silver gelatin photographs,
all titled, signed and dated in pencil verso, 24 x 30.2cm to
24.5 x 20.4cm. Slight creases to corners, crinkles to edges.
(1) Guest's Bedroom; (2) Sitting Room, Canberra, Holt Era; and
(3) Entrance Staircase.
The group $2,200
46 Group Of May
1968 Paris Uprising Protest Posters
Six screenprints, two of which are stamped in French in lower
margins, sizes range from 89.2 x 58.8cm to 136.3 x 92cm. Missing
portions, repaired tears, minor foxing, soiling, pinholes. Linen-backed.
French text reads (1) Workers, farmers, students. Unity in the
grassroots; (2) I am the State; (3) Crush fascist vermin; (4)
The army imprisons; (5) Wall newspaper #4. The struggle continues;
and (6) [President Charles De Gaulle doing fascist salute]."
The following committees are also mentioned: National Committee
for the Liberation of Imprisoned Soldiers; and the 25th Action
Committee of Anti-fascist Groups. Atelier Populaire, who designed
and printed these posters, was a group of Marxist artists and
art students who occupied the École des Beaux-Arts during
the wave of wildcat strikes in May 1968. Ref: Kugelberg and Vermés,
Beauty is in the Street, 2011. A detailed list of the posters
is available upon request.
The group $8,800
47 Kennedy [Robert] c1968
Colour process lithograph poster, 96.7 x 62cm. Repaired tears
and creases, slight foxing, stains. Linen-backed.
continues "Kennedy for President. 2000 L St, Washington
DC, Chairman: Joseph Gargan."
48 Kennedy [Robert] c1968
Colour process lithograph poster, 46 x 31.2cm. Tears to margins,
continues "Kennedy for President. 2000 L St, Washington,
DC. Chairman: Joseph Gargan."
49 [Prime Minister
John Gorton With Wife Bettina]
Vintage silver gelatin photograph, Gorton's signature in ink
on slip attached verso, with inscription in ink on accompanying
card, 14.8 x 20.6cm. Slight cracking, stains to upper right corner.
reads "To Denis Bradley, from Jack Gorton." On 10 January
1968, John Gorton became the 19th Prime Minister of Australia.
He replaced Harold Holt, who had disappeared the previous month
while swimming off the Victorian coast, and was presumed dead.
PM John Gorton's term of office ended on 10 March 1971, after
a tied Liberal party vote of confidence. Ref: National Archives.
50 Join The Conspiracy [Chicago Eight] 1969
Process lithograph poster, 60.9 x 45.6cm. Minor tears, slight
discolouration to edges.
continues "Days of Rage. October 8-11, Chicago. Mark Morris
Design for the Conspiracy. 28 East Jackson Boulevard, Chicago,
Illinois 60604." Held in Oakland Museum of California. "The
Chicago Seven (originally Chicago Eight) were seven defendants:
Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, David Dellinger, Tom Hayden, Rennie
Davis, John Froines, and Lee Weiner, charged with conspiracy,
inciting to riot, and other charges related to protests that
took place in Chicago, Illinois on the occasion of the 1968 Democratic
National Convention. Bobby Seale, the eighth man charged, had
his trial severed during the proceedings, lowering the number
from eight to seven." Ref: Wiki.
51 No Christmas-As-Usual c1969.
Colour process lithograph poster, 63.5 x 48.2cm. Slight crinkles
continues "New Mobilization Committee to end the war in
Vietnam. Washington Action Office: 1029 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington,
DC 20005. (202) 737-8600. LPIU. 305-L." The photograph used
in this poster is by American photographer Lars Speyer (1925-2007).
Held in Oakland Museum of California.
52 [Vietnam Demonstration,
Melbourne Vic.] 1970
Process screenprint poster, partially obscured artist's name
[Mike Wardroo?] in image lower left, 74.6 x 99.3cm. Slight foxing,
repaired pinholes, old folds. Linen-backed.
continues "Fri., May 8, 1970. 100,000 Vietnam demonstrators
sit down in Bourke Street, Melb. Photo by Sunday Observer."
53 Withdraw All
End US And Australian Intervention In Indo&SHY;China, c1970.
Colour lithograph poster, 56.9 x 44.3cm. Slight surface loss,
old glue stain to right side of image. Linen-backed.
includes "Moratorium June 30. Authorised by K.J. McLeod,
Convenor, NSW Vietnam Moratorium campaign, 2nd floor, 587 George
St, Sydney, 2000. Printed by Comment Publishing Co.,
22 Steam Mill St, Sydney." Held in SLNSW.
54 Tony Auth American 1942-2014
Relax, The War's Almost Over, c1970. Screenprint poster, signed
in image centre left, 45.5 x 61.5cm. Linen-backed.
continues "Bombing escalates as troop withdrawal continues.
- News item." Held in Oakland Museum of California. A Pulitzer
Prize winner, William Anthony Auth (1942-2014) was an American
editorial cartoonist and children's book illustrator. He was
best known for his work for The Philadelphia Inquirer from 1971
to 2012. Ref: Wiki.
55 America Saves
The World c1970
Screenprint poster, 58.1 x 66.2cm. Large repaired tear to upper
centre of image, slight soiling. Linen-backed.
comic depicts the progress of America, culminating in the atomic
bomb. Held in Penn State University Special Collections Library.
56 Support Vietnam
Independence Struggle c1971
Lithograph poster, 48.2 x 34.2cm. Tears to edges, slight creases,
continues "Moratorium April 21st. Rally: Concrete lawns,
3.00pm. March to Treasury Gardens, 3.30pm. RAM [Radical Action
No More Vietnams, Stop Conscription Now, c1970 Lithograph poster,
48.1 x 34.2cm. Foxing, discolouration, stains, creases and pinholes.
continues "Dec 3rd, 2pm. Treasury Gdns [Melb]."
58 Support Moratorium
Strike And March Against The War, c1970. Process lithograph poster,
48.1 x 34.3cm. Slight foxing, pinholes and tear to lower left
continues "June 30. Assemble 1.30, Treasury Gardens [Melbourne]."
59 Stop Work To
Stop The War c1970
Colour lithograph poster, 55.8 x 43.4cm. Ink stain to upper right
corner, minor surface loss, pinholes, tears, old folds.
continues "Moratorium, June 30th. Authorised by K.J. McLeod,
Convenor, NSW Vietnam Moratorium Campaign, 2nd floor, 587 George
St, Sydney, 2000. Printed by Comment Publishing Co., 22 Steam
Mill Street, Sydney 2000."
60 Moratorium. Suburban
Screenprint poster, 45.5 x 43.3cm. Creases, tears and missing
portions, old tape remnants to corners.
continues "April 30. Ph. 345734."