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Poster - Marinero, Seamen's Union of Australia, circa 1960s-1970s Document Reg. No: HT 12112

Summary:
Poster with Spanish text issued by various Seamen's Unions from around the world, circa 1960s-1970s. The poster urges all seamen to support the United Nation's resolution boycotting the sale of petroleum products to South Africa.
Description:
Poster printed in Spanish, boycotting the apartheid in South Africa. Poster consists of a close up image of a ship's telegraph with the lever resting on STOP. The background of the poster is yellow with red text across the image, and white along the bottom. A list of the Seamans Unions across the world including Sydney, Australia are listed along the bottom of the poster.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer (Possible) from Unknown
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 61.5 cm (Width), 97.5 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: trade unions, racism, political protests, protests, apartheid, seamanship
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: TRADE UNIONS
Secondary Classification: Transport - Water
Tertiary Classification: posters
Inscriptions: Printed on poster: "MARINERO / LAS NACIONES / UNIDAS / TE / NECESITAN / BOYCOT / AL PETROLEO / PARA SUDAFRICA / NO AL APARTHEID"

Extended text along bottom of poster in Spanish.

Addresses of the different Seaman's Unions are printed along the bottom edge.
Issued By: Seamen's Union of Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1960s-1970s

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