61 John Howard Liberal, Bennelong c1970s
Colour process lithograph poster, 70.2 x 46cm. Repaired tears,
slight stains, foxing, surface loss. Linen-backed.
Division of Bennelong was represented from 1974 to 2007 by John
Howard, 25th Prime Minister of Australia from 1996 to 2007. Ref:
62 Vietnam Moratorium c1970s
Screenprint poster, 51.2 x 38.6cm. Slight discolouration to top
edge, minor surface loss to lower left corner, creases, crinkles,
continues "Sept. 18, 19, 20."
63 We Want Your
Minerals For Our Profits
Colour lithograph poster, 44.9 x 31.6cm. Slight water damage
to lower left corner, minor foxing, creases.
continues "A Communist Party of Australia Poster."
64 Never Again!
Conscription For Future 'Vietnams'?
Process lithograph poster, 48.3 x 34.1cm. Old tape and tear to
upper right corner, stains, light foxing, creases and tears to
continues "The Government was forced to introduce conscription
for Vietnam, as few would volunteer for such a war to preserve
American domination over the region... Conscription is not for
Australia's home defence - even the Government admits there is
no threat to Australia itself. Conscripts are trained for counter-insurgency
jungle warfare which would be useless if we were attacked. The
government is clearly preparing for future wars like Vietnam,
in places like New Guinea, Malaysia and the Philippines. We must
prevent more Vietnams. End conscription now - don't register.
For draft counselling, contact the addresses below. Authorised
by the National Mobilisation Against Conscription, PO Box 50,
Highett, VIC and PO Box 85, Newtown, NSW."
65 We've Had Enough c1971
Process lithograph poster, 41.8 x 29.1cm. Paper loss, creases,
pinholes, slight discolouration.
continues "Council ridicules students request for change.
Council refuses to work in community's interests. Last year students
forced council to concede. Don't let council continue to make
fools of us. Action meeting! Concrete lawns, Thursday, May 4th,
1pm. Join the campaign for university reform. Authorised by RAM
[Radical Action Movement]."
66 Fight Repression! c1971
Lithograph poster, 48.1 x 34.1cm. Tear to upper portion, pin
holes, foxing, old folds.
continues "Rally: North Court, today, 1pm. Oppose discipline
and exclusions! RAM [Radical Action Movement]."
67 Blockade US Imperialism,
U$ Out Of Indo&SHY;China
Lithograph poster, 48.1 x 34.1cm. Old tape stain, soiling, ink
transfer, minor chips to edges, old folds.
continues "Demonstrate Friday. March leaves Melb. Uni 4pm.
Rally City Square 5pm. "
68 Meagher's Muscle
Process lithograph poster, 48.2 x 34.2cm. Slight foxing, creases,
pinholes, old folds.
continues "They can not be trusted, keep them out of Carlton.
Hon. E.R. Meagher, MLA Minister of Housing; Mr J.P. Gaskin, Chairman
of the Housing Commission; Mr Harry Parsons, Deputy Director
for Urban Renewal; Mr Brian Caven, Commissioner for Urban Renewal.
Printed by RAM [Radical Action Movement] Press, Carlton."
69 Workout Indo-China c1968
Colour screenprint poster, stamped "approved" with
illegible signature in ink on image lower right, 50.1 x 37.6cm.
Slight discolouration, foxing, creases, minor tears to edges
continues "People and cars needed to distribute leaflets
to schools and factories on April 2nd. Leave name at SDS [Students
for a Democratic Society] Stand or contact 57 Palmerston St."
SDS was established at the University of Melbourne in August
1968, setting up headquarters at Palmerston and Canning Streets,
Carlton. The two-storey building, was a "rabbit warren of
rooms and corridors suitable for living quarters and political
meetings, and a sizeable garage suitable for silk-screen poster
production, gestetner and off-set press
In May 1971
changed its name to Radical Action Movement (RAM)." Ref:
University of Melbourne (Source Documents of Australian Radicalism).
70 Support The 'Louts
Demonstrate Against The Political Use Of The Police Force, c1971.
Process lithograph poster, 48 x 34.4cm. Linen-backed.
continues "Wed. July 14th, 10am. Assemble City Court (cnr
Russell & Latrobe Sts [Melbourne]). March to Parliament House.
Authorised by the Radical Action Movement [RAM]."
71 Dr. Spock Speaks.
Vietnam Moratorium 1971
One letterpress poster and three letterpress pamphlets, sizes
range from 25.4 x 17.3cm to 34.2 x 25.3cm. Pinholes, creases,
slight discolouration to edges.
"Dr Benjamin Spock - World famous paediatrician and anti-Vietnam
war activist arrived in Australia on June 9. His assignment:
to head a national speaking tour to build support
for the 'stop work to stop the war' rallies set down for the
June 30 moratorium. 6/71, Authorised by QVMCCC, PO Box 196, Broadway."
The collection advertises lecture and demonstration dates for
June 24, 27, 30 and July 3, 1971 for Brisbane, Canberra and Toowoomba.
The group $770
72 U.S. And Us Out.
Stop Work To Stop The War, c1971. Colour lithograph poster, 42.4
x 27.2cm. Creases, minor foxing, surface loss.
continues "Vietnam moratorium, Sept. 18th, 19th, 20th. March
from Treasury Gardens, 2pm Friday 18th. Authorised by F. Lack
for the Trade Union Anti-Conscription Committee." Held in
73 Uni Siege.
Police Wreck Union Looking For Draft Resisters, 1972. Process
screen and letterpress poster, 48 x 34.3cm. Linen-backed.
continues "Deputy Com. Davies: 'The students resisted with
horrible violence.' Senator Greenwood: 'A discreet and restrained
attempt to affect arrests'." Held in University of Melb.
74 March On May
Letterpress poster, stamped "approved" and signed in
ink on image lower portion, 37.7 x 33.2cm. Repaired pinholes.
includes "May Day stands for working-class solidarity for
the summing up of its experience and the setting of its political
goals. It is time now to prepare for May Day, 1972. Let us develop
now: For a militant and effective May Day. For the broadest possible
unity of Australian people against US imperialism and all its
lackeys. March on May Day. Assemble at Trades Hall, 2.30pm on
Sunday, May 7th. (Authorised by the Australian Building and Construction
Workers' Federation, Victorian Branch
). Diamond Valley
Press, 22 Louis St., Greens borough 3088. 4355549. Union Label
75 Vietnam: Stop
Nixon's World Atom War Gamble! c1972
Double-sided lithograph pamphlet, 22.8 x 29.2cm. Tears, creases,
slight surface loss, soiling, old folds.
includes "Force Nixon out now!Defend the Vietnamese Revolution!CPA
[Communist Party of Australian]. Printed & published by Red
Pen P/L, 4 Dixon St, Sydney."
76 It's Time. Australian Labor Party c1972
Colour process lithograph poster, autographed by Gough Whitlam
in ink on image lower right, 82.5 x 55.7cm. Minor crinkles, creases,
continues "Authorised by P.B. Westerway, 377 Sussex St,
Sydney." "It's Time" was a successful campaign
run by the Australian Labor Party under Gough Whitlam in 1972.
After 23 years of conservative government by the Liberal-Country
Party coalition government, Labor put forward major policy proposals
and implemented a strong advertising campaign which included
celebrities singing a catchy jingle, "It's Time" on
radio and television. This campaign was created by the Sydney
advertising agency, Hansen, Rubensohn, McCann, Erickson. Ref:
This poster is
available in a smaller format (also autographed by Whitlam, linen-backed,
not framed) for $2,200.
77 Roger Scott Australian b.1944
Anti-Vietnam War Protest, George St, Sydney, 1972/2001. Selenium-toned
silver gelatin photograph, signed in ink in lower margin, titled
and dated in ink verso, 23.2 x 35.1cm.
in Roger Scott: From the street, 2001, p20.
78 Roger Scott Australian b.1944
Bob Hawke, Anti-Vietnam War Demonstration, Domain, Sydney, 1972/2006.
Silver gelatin photograph, signed in ink in lower margin, titled,
dated and signed in pencil verso, 23.9 x 35cm.
79 Larry Pickering Australian b.1942
[Gough Whitlam], c1975. Crayon drawing, signed lower left, 76.9
x 55.8cm. Repaired minor tears and surface loss. Linen-backed.
80 Larry Pickering Australian b.1942
[John Gorton], c1972-1980. Crayon drawing, signed lower right,
77 x 55.8cm. Minor repaired tears. Linen-backed.