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Royal Nuclear Show 2 : shooting gallery / [Toni Robertson]
Bib ID 6261024
Format PicturePicture [still image, text, sheet]
Author
Robertson, Toni, 1953- artist
 
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Description [Adelaide] : [Experimental Art Foundation], [1981] 
1 poster : colour ; 82 x 58 cm 
Summary

A seven colour screen printed poster from the anti-nuclear series parodying the Sydney Royal Easter Show produced while Toni Robertson was artist in residence at the Experimental Art Foundation in Adelaide in 1981. Features a scene from a Royal Show with a child, an older woman, a policeman and woman with a todler in a pram in front of a shooting gallery. A roller coaster car appears at the top. A blackface figure attempts to attract patrons to blaze away with his stand's automatic rifles. Behind him are silhouette images of Aborigines holding spears. The shooting gallery targets are Aboriginal heads and Aboriginal flags. Enclosed by a white border with title of work handwritten in pencil at lower left corner.

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Caption title.

At foot of poster: "The Royal Nuclear Show - 2"

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Library's copy has rubber cement stains and holes from hanging eyelets, and should be replaced if possible.

Subjects Antinuclear movement -- Australia -- Posters.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Posters.  |  Racism -- Australia -- Posters.  |  Disarmament -- Australia -- Posters.  |  Posters, Australian.  |  Australia -- Posters.  |  Australian
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