106 Oppose Yankee
Domination Of Australia...
...Fight For Independence, c1976-1977. Process lithograph poster,
48.1 x 34.2cm. Slight foxing and creases.
continues "Rally 'Esso' pipeline site, Mordialloc Foreshore,
Sunday 9th July, 2pm." Captions include Campbell's Soup,
Alcoa, General Electric, Kellogg's, and Firestone. Similar image
held in National Museum of Australia; University of Melb.
107 Kerry Dundas Australian 1931-2010
[Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser Talking To A Curator Of A Tasmanian
Art Gallery], c1976. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, captioned,
signed and dated "1970s" in pencil with photographer's
stamp verso , 16.1 x 24.5cm.
reads "The central figure is Malcolm Fraser, at time Prime
Minister of Australia, talking to a curator of a Tasmanian Art
Gallery (?). Left to right, foreground: Michael Kmit, Peter Laverty
[AGNSW Director], PM's bodyguard, [and] Franco Belgiorno Nettis
[a founder of the Biennale of Sydney]." Stamp includes "11
Caley Cr., Lapstone, NSW 2773."
108 Chips Mackinolty Australian b.1954
Land Rights Dance, 1977. Colour screen print poster, "Earthworks
Poster Collective" logo in image lower left, 76 x 50.8cm.
Repaired minor tears to edges, slight foxing and surface loss.
continues "Balmain Town Hall, Friday, June 17th, 8pm. Junior
& the Goldtops, Wasted Daze. Proceeds to NSW Land Rights
Conference." Held in NGA, AGNSW, Powerhouse Museum.
109 Larry Pickering Australian b.1942
[Bob Hawke], c1977. Crayon drawing, 77 x 55.8cm. Minor repaired
tear to upper portion. Linen-backed.
110 William And
Sonia McMahon With Family
Process screenprint, autographed by William and Sonia McMahon
in ink on image, 11.5 x 16.6cm.
slip with typed date "21 April 1977" includes "The
RT. Hon. William McMahon, CH, MP. 100 William St, Sydney 2011..."
William McMahon became the 20th Prime Minister in 1971, replacing
John Gorton. He lost the election in 1972 to Gough Whitlam.
111 Remember Nov.
11th '75 [Malcolm Fraser]
Colour screenprint poster, 69 x 42.9cm. Soiling, missing portions
and repaired pinholes. Linen-backed.
date in the poster refers to the dismissal of the Whitlam government
in 1975. This poster by Ralph Sawyer (Australian, 1925-2007)
is part of a larger group of posters created while he was working
as a waterside worker (wharfie) and trade union representative
for the Waterside Workers Federation in Sydney from 1973 to 1985.
The posters were both designed and printed by Sawyer at a "clandestine"
print workshop located in the Waterside Workers Federation building
at 60 Sussex St, Sydney. Ref: Powerhouse Museum.
112 Marie McMahon Australian b.1953
A Stitch In Time Saves Nine. Free Safe Vasectomy On Demand, 1978.
Colour screenprint poster, "Earthworks Poster Collective"
logo and date in image upper left, 80.7 x 58.6cm. Missing portions
to right edge and left margin, slight foxing and soiling, repaired
pin holes. Linen-backed.
includes "Story by: a lot of women. Every kiss, every thrill
from real life. 'Why should we women always be responsible for
contraception? Wake up to yourself! Contraception is a political
issue!'" Held in NGA.
113 Sydney Anarchists/Tin
Sheds Art Workshop...
...They Screw Us Both Ways!, 1978. Colour screenprint poster,
58.8 x 44.8cm. Repaired upper right corner, discolouration. Linen-backed.
continues "Unemployed. Wage-slave. Get together and march
on the true International Workers' Day, Mon., May 1st. Assemble:
Hay St., Haymarket at 10:30am and march to Hyde Park [Sydney]."
Held in NGA.
114 Scapegoat? 1980
Colour screenprint poster, "Yes No Maybe Press" logo
in image lower right, 57 x 44.2cm. Slight foxing, repaired creases.
includes "The royal visitation 1980. A Bruce Memorial production.
[Faint lettering includes]
We turned our backs on the rape
of East Timor. Frazer [sic] has turned his back on the unemployed,
the sick, the aged, students and just about anybody else who
doesn't worship money, greed, privilege and/or the American way
of life and killing. But then maybe Frazer [sic] just forgot."
During the royal visit in 1980 Queen Elizabeth opened the new
building for the High Court of Australia in Canberra.
115 Vote For Kennedy [Ted] 1980
Process lithograph poster, photographer's copyright line "[Fabian]
Bachrach" in image lower right, 40.7 x 30.5cm. Slight creases
and discolouration to edges, old horizontal fold.
includes "And the Kennedy delegates, May 6th. Paid for by
Kennedy for President Committee, 425 13th St., NW, Washington,
DC." Ref: Wiki.
116 Mary Moore Australian b.1957
A Proper Gander [Malcolm Fraser], 1980. Etching and aquatint,
dated in plate lower left, editioned 30/30, annotated "final
state, A/P", titled, signed and dated in pencil in lower
margin, 30.2 x 24.8cm. Framed.
include "How are you so brown?"; "Oh!I've been
to Nookanbah;" and "This is England Aus'ourstralia'."
Held in NGA.
117 Think About
Colour process lithograph poster, 61.8 x 45.6cm. Minor foxing
and surface loss, repaired creases and pinholes. Linen-backed.
continues "'Reminds me of my expedition into the wilds of
Afghanistan. We lost our corkscrew and were compelled to live
on food and water for several days.' W.C. Fields. Jokes about
booze are funny. Alcoholics aren't. W.C. Fields, one of the greatest
comedians of his time, died on Christmas Day, 1946 of chronic
alcoholism. Produced by the Information Service of the Alcohol
and Drug Foundation, PO Box 529, South Melb., Victoria 3205,
Australia. Ph (03) 690 6000." Ref: Powerhouse.
118 Wran, Don't
Close McKinnon! c1980s
Colour lithograph poster, 57.6 x 44.7cm. Strikethrough, minor
tears to lower edge. Linenbacked.
continues "Alcoholism is the no. 3 killer. 43% hospital
admissions are alcoholics/addicts. McKinnon is the only alcohol/drug
withdrawal unit open 24 hours a day!!" Neville Wran was
the Premier of NSW from 1976 to 1986.
119 Oust Utah's
Three Stooges Vote Socialist Party Of Australia c1980
Screenprint poster, 68.8 x 43.2cm. Repaired tears and surface
loss to upper edge. Linenbacked.
depicts Malcolm Fraser, Doug Anthony and John Howard. The mining
giant Utah Development Company was involved in a wages dispute
with its Queensland employees during 1979, and again in 1980
before a compromise settlement was achieved after 10 weeks of
striking. During these strikes the employees felt betrayed by
the Fraser government.
120 White House
Corporation Presents Ronald Reagan In 'A Man Walks Over Dead
Process lithograph poster, 58.6 x 45cm. Slight stains overall,
repaired missing portions, creases. Linen-backed.
includes "Now showing!'Peace can only come when the United
States re-establishes its military superiority' - Ronald Reagan,
US President. 'There are more important things than Peace,' Alexander
Haig, US Foreign Minister. Director: Multinationals. Supporting
cast: USA: Alexander Haig, Caspar Weinberger; Australia: Malcolm
Fraser, Charles Court, Bjelke Petersen. Originally published
by German Socialist Young Workers, Bremen, Federal Republic of
Germany. Re-printed in Australia by Union of Australian Women,
Box 12, Trades Hall, Goulburn St, Sydney 2000. Photo taken from
R.R. Films." Held in National Museum of Australia.
121 John Howard Liberal, Bennelong c1980s
Colour process lithograph poster, 71.8 x 45.9cm. Repaired tears,
creases, stains, surface loss. Linen-backed.
continues "Authorised by A.T. Scotford, 103 Longueville
Rd, Lane Cove 2066. Printed by Playbill Australia Pty Ltd., 1017
Pacific Highway, Pymble 2073." The Division of Bennelong
was represented from 1974 to 2007 by John Howard, 25th Prime
Minister of Australia from 1996 to 2007. Ref: Wiki.
122 Attrib. Colin Russell Australian b.1958
Greetings From Canberra, c1980s. Colour screenprint poster, 86.8
x 61.1cm. Linen-backed.
image held in NGA, listed as produced by Russell and Megalo/Acme
123 Republican Bush
Dance And Concert
Sydney Town Hall 1981
Lithograph poster, signed by Gough Whitlam in ink lower right,
58.5 x 45cm. Foxing, soiling, paper loss. Linen-backed.
continues "Wed., November 11th, 1981. 7pm, $4/3 conc. Jackadgery,
Bryan Brown, John Dengate, John Derum, John Hargreaves, Alex
Hood, Phyl Lobl, Carrl Myriad, Anna Volska. Presented by Citizens
for Democracy. Australian Republic 1988."
124 Colin Little Australian 1952-1982
Ho Ho Ho, For Malcolm [Fraser], 1981. Colour screenprint poster,
captioned "season's greetings" dated with "Megalo
Grafix" studio line in image lower right, 50.5 x 38cm. Slight
surface cracking and repaired creases to upper left. Linen-backed.
125 The Most Explosive
Love Story Ever
"Gone With The Wind" [Ronald Reagan And Margaret Thatcher],
1981. Colour process screenprint poster, 59.4 x 40cm. Minor repaired
surface loss and crazing. Linen-backed.
includes "The film to end all films. Milton Friedman in
association with Pentagon Productions... Screenplay by Kid Joseph,
directed by Hank Kissinger, music by Eddy Heath. She promised
to follow him to the end of the earth. He promised to organise
it! An IMF Picture. Right Rank Inc. Now showing world-wide."
This poster was produced by the Socialist Workers Party to address
fears of nuclear war between the East and the West. Ref: People's
History Museum, UK.