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Posters

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Genre/Form Terms (Lcgft)
Scope Note: Single or multi-sheet notices made to attract attention to events, activities, causes, goods, or services; also, purely decorative posters. For posting, usually in a public place; chiefly pictorial. Intended to make an immediate impression from a distance.

Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

'"Abolish All Nuclear Weapons!"', June 9-12 1988

 Item
Identifier: dlpc00189
Scope and Contents Laminated colour poster advocating the abolition of nuclear weapons, and advertising a peace event on June 9-12, 1988. Includes image of a pastel drawing of a figure with arms and legs outstretched, plus text in English, Japanese and various other languages. English text reads: '"Abolish All Nuclear Weapons!", June 9-12, 1988, For a World without Nuclear Weapons, "Peace Wave" Action Committee'.Sticker on rear of poster states 'This poster is the property of the: Trade Union...
Dates: June 9-12 1988

Bring on the cake!, 1972 - 1983

 Item — Poster 524: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90524
Scope and Contents note Poster created from a page clipped from Caclin magazine celebrating the ten year anniversary of the New Zealand Students' Arts Council. Includes black & white photographs of Limbs Dance Company, Aboriginal Dance Theatre and Bob Thorneycroft. The poster is an article describing the dance company tours organised by the New Zealand Students Arts Council from 1974-1983. It includes references to: Limbs Dance Company, Australian Dance Theatre, Modern Dance Company, Gaylene Sciascia, John...
Dates: 1972 - 1983

Capping is back: Friday May 2 - Friday May 9., [19??]-05-02/[19??]-05-09

 Item — Poster 71: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90071
Scope and Contents note

Poster advertising capping celebrations. Includes a photograph of a bishop, with a superimposed speech-bubble containing the words: 'What Pub Crawl?'.

Dates: [19??]-05-02/[19??]-05-09

Christchurch Festival, Feb 25-Mar 18, 1984., 1984-02-25/1984-03-18

 Item — Poster 591: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90591
Scope and Contents note

Poster advertising the 1984 Christchurch Festival. Includes a photograph of of a woman with a painted face.

Dates: 1984-02-25/1984-03-18

Dance Festival, May 7-11., 1979-05-05/1979-05-12

 Item — Poster 498: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90498
Scope and Contents note Poster advertising a dance festival as part of the 1979 Students' Arts Festival in Christchurch. Also includes the texts: 'Students' Arts Festival. New Zealand Students Arts Council Inc. Christchurch May 5-12 1979. Tickets available from Student Union. Mon 7, 3.30pm, Tues 8, 3.30pm, Wed 9, 3.30pm: Paul Jendens, Robyn Young, Sharon Chisholm, Joan Laage, Helen Manning, Claire Wilson, and dancers from Limbs Dance Co. Movement Theatre, The Moving Co. & Dance Arts. Christchurch Teachers...
Dates: 1979-05-05/1979-05-12

Dunedin: More poems by Gaylene. [Green]

 Item — Poster 200: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90200
Scope and Contents note

Poster advertising a collection of poetry by Dunedin poet and musician Gaylene. Includes a pixellated black & green image of a person from the shoulders up. Also includes the text: 'Available at Echo Records & HMV Music Store, Dunedin'. Green copy

Dates: 1977 - 1992

First years' wine & cheese : Thurs March 4, 7pm, Union Hall., [198?]-03-04

 Item — Poster 67: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90067
Scope and Contents note Poster advertising a wine & cheese evening for first year university students, as part of an orientation festival. Includes a drawing of a cartoon cheese and a cartoon wine bottle shaking hands. Includes the text: 'Dear First Year Student, You are cordially invited to a First Year's Wine and Cheese Evening. A much talked about event in other Orientations, the evening will be an excellent opportunity for you to meet other students and partake of wine and cheese with academics and...
Dates: [198?]-03-04

Games night / Open readings., [1981]-06-08/[1981]-06-09

 Item — Poster 213: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90213
Scope and Contents note Poster advertising a night of board games, and a night of poetry readings by New Zealand poets Gary Mc Cormick and Michael Harlow. Includes black & green photographs of a group of people watching a man, and two men and a women with tape over their mouths. Also includes the texts: 'b.y.o. backgammon set, scrabble, cards, monopoly set etc. Lower common room, 7.00pm Tuesday June 9th. Bar will be open. Our lips are sealed but people will talk! Gary McCormick and Michael Harlow will start the...
Dates: [1981]-06-08/[1981]-06-09

Gaylene 1989, 1989

 Item — Poster 192: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90192
Scope and Contents note

Poster by New Zealand poet and musician Gaylene. Includes a black & white photgraph of a paddock with a fence running through the middle, superimposed over a photgraph of two people.

Dates: 1989

'Gone With The Wind', [1980]

 Item
Identifier: dlpc00229
Scope and Contents Laminated black and white poster depicting Ronald Reagan as Rhett Butler and Margaret Thatcher as Scarlett O'Hara from the film 'Gone With the Wind'. Poster is made to look like a real movie poster, except there is a nuclear cloud behind Reagan and Thatcher and the text has been altered. Text includes: 'The most EXPLOSIVE love story ever, She promised to follow him to the end of the earth. He promised to organise it! Now showing world-wide, Exception, Film banned in New Zealand on account of...
Dates: [1980]

Grand Opening, 12.00 midday Sunday May 6., 1979-05-05/1979-05-12

 Item — Poster 500: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90500
Scope and Contents note Poster advertising the opening of the 1979 Students' Arts Festival in Christchurch. Also includes the texts: 'Students' Arts Festival. New Zealand Students Arts Council Inc. Christchurch May 5-12 1979. Tickets available from Student Union. A family fun day with a difference. Side shows, marching bands, displays, rock groups, poets, dancers, theatre, the Concerto For 20 Odd Car Horns, the Poethathalon, pooh competitions, sky divers, air force fly past, 21 gun salute. Special festival fanfare....
Dates: 1979-05-05/1979-05-12

Great Depression Orientation '81: Ask Any Wearer., 1981

 Item — Poster 460: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90460
Scope and Contents note

Poster directing students with questions to representatives wearing badges, as part of the 1981 Student Orientation Festival in Dunedin. Includes a black & yellow photograph of a man wering a badge that reads "Buddy, I can spare the time!". Also includes the text: "or our information booths Union foyer and Marama Hall".

Dates: 1981

Great Depression Orientation '81: Hops!, 1981-02-23/1981-02-27

 Item — Poster 461: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90461
Scope and Contents note

Poster advertising Hops, as part of the 1981 Orientation Festival in Dunedin. Includes a black & yellow photograph people dancing. Also includes the texts: "Monday 23, First years', Te Aroha, 8pm. Tuesday 24, Millie Grunt's Last Deal & Elevators 10-2. Friday 27, New Deal 8-1, Extravaganza'.

Dates: 1981-02-23/1981-02-27

Great Depression Orientation '81: Meet your flatmates., 1981-02-25

 Item — Poster 512: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90512
Scope and Contents note

Poster advertising a flatting seminar, as part of the 1981 Orientation Festival in Dunedin. Includes a black & yellow photograph of a man standing next to a cart selling apples. Also includes the texts: 'Wednesday 25, Flatting Seminar, Terrace Lounge 6pm & Pooh readings much later'.

Dates: 1981-02-25

Great Depression Orientation '81: New Deal Hop., 1981-02-27

 Item — Poster 462: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90462
Scope and Contents note

Poster advertising a hop, as part of the 1981 Orientation Festival in Dunedin. Includes a black & yellow photograph of a group of women standing on a pyramid shaped platform. Also includes the texts: 'A multi-media extravaganza. Friday 27 & 3 great bands! Registration required. 8 till 1".

Dates: 1981-02-27

Great Depression Orientation '81: Register!, 1981

 Item — Poster 459: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90459
Scope and Contents note

Poster requesting students to register for 1981 Orientation Festival in Dunedin. Includes a black & yellow photograph of a group of men pulling a plough[?]. Also includes the texts: 'at our information booths Union foyer and Marama Hall. Resgistration required for HOPS & discounts. $3.50.' Also includes an image of an Orientation registration card.

Dates: 1981

'I Am...', n.d. [1970s - 1980s?]

 Item
Identifier: dlpc00160
Scope and Contents Laminated colour poster printed in red, black and white. Includes an A to Z of cartoons of people displaying various emotions, states and feelings such as: 'I Am A, I'm Angry', 'I Am N, I'm Nobody' and 'I Am Y, yes, but...Why am I 'Y'?'. Designed by Chris Meade, Printed by Trojan (A Workers' Co-op).Sticker on rear of poster states 'This poster is on long term loan to TUEA from Therese O'Connell. The poster has been laminated with a grant made available by the Ministry of Women's...
Dates: n.d. [1970s - 1980s?]

'International Working Women's Day', March 8th [1970s - 1980s?]

 Item
Identifier: dlpc00230
Scope and Contents

Laminated colour poster advertising 'International Working Women's Day, 8th March'. Printed in red and white and including a silhouette image of a woman with a raised arm.

Sticker on rear of poster states 'This poster is on long term loan to TUEA from Therese O'Connell. The poster has been laminated with a grant made available by the Ministry of Women's Affairs.'

Created by Working Women's Alliance (information from Therese O'Connell).

Dates: March 8th [1970s - 1980s?]

International Youth Year 1985., 1985

 Item — Poster 545: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90545
Scope and Contents note

Poster advertising the 1985 International Year of Youth. Includes a pink & white image of a laurel wreath and three profiles. Also includes the texts: 'Participation, Development, Peace. Lead Agency of New Zealand The National Youth Council of New Zealand. For information contact - I.Y.Y. Office, National Youth Council, P.O. Box 9645, Courtenay Place, Wellington. National Youth Council, National Bank Building, 49 Courtenay Place, Wellington. Telegrams - NATYOUTH'.

Dates: 1985

Jazz Picnic with: Hattie & the Hounds., [1988]-03-03/[1988]-03-04

 Item — Poster 371: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90371
Scope and Contents note

Poster advertising a jazz picnic and a champagne breakfast in Auckland. Includes two images of a champagne bottle. Also includes the texts: 'Thurs 3rd March 12.30, A.U.S.A. Barbeque Area. Buy food & champers by the glass. And: Fri 4th 8.00AM in Shadows, Champagne Breakfast with: Straight No Chaser, 'Great Gatsby' theme. $12 or $8 with card'. Also includes the logo of Angas Brut.

Dates: [1988]-03-03/[1988]-03-04

'Ma Pukapuka, Ko Matau', 19 - 25 June 1995

 Item
Identifier: dlpc00272
Scope and Contents

Unlaminated colour poster advertising 'New Zealand Library Week 19-25 June 1995'. Includes a drawing of two eyes and a nose, with the Maori text 'Ma Pukapuka, Ko Matau' forming the eyebrows, and the English text 'Libraries Change Lives' forming the mouth. Printed in black, pink and white and published by the New Zealand Library and Information Association.

Dates: 19 - 25 June 1995

'Maggie Papakura', c. 1910

 Item
Identifier: dlpc00270
Scope and Contents

Laminated black and white poster depicting a photograph of Maggie Papakura from the Auckland Star Collection at the Alexander Turnbull Library Photographic Archive. Photograph shows Maggie (also known as Makereti) writing at a desk, in a room filled with books, photographs and cultural objects. The image is dated c. 1910.

Dates: c. 1910

Multi-Media Show: A multi storyed artistic event., 1979-05-05/1979-05-12

 Item — Poster 499: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90499
Scope and Contents note Poster advertising a multi-media concert as part of the 1979 Students' Arts Festival in Christchurch. Also includes the texts: 'Students' Arts Festival. New Zealand Students Arts Council Inc. Christchurch May 5-12 1979. "Inflation" A 35,000 cubic foot environment by by [sic] Martin Mendelsberg. Metal Orchestra, Kit Powell. Electronic Ballet, Brent Carlsson. The Plague, Poetry, Drama, Sculpture, Limbs Dance Co., Electronic Music, Futurist Plays, Tactile Tunnel, Participatory Events. 1pm-6pm,...
Dates: 1979-05-05/1979-05-12

National Activities Seminar, November 16-18, Wellington [blue], 1976?

 Item — Poster 508: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90508
Scope and Contents note

Poster advertising an activities seminar held by the New Zealand Students Arts Council. Includes background design of small squares and triangles. Blue copy.

Dates: 1976?

National Activities Seminar, November 16-18, Wellington [pink], 1976?

 Item — Poster 507: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90507
Scope and Contents note

Poster advertising an activities seminar held by the New Zealand Students Arts Council. Includes background design of small squares and triangles. Pink copy.

Dates: 1976?

National Activities Seminar, November 16-18, Wellington [yellow], 1976?

 Item — Poster 506: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90506
Scope and Contents note

dc:title: N. Z. Students Arts Council National Activities Seminar, November 16-18, Wellington [yellow]

dc:description: Poster advertising an activities seminar held by the New Zealand Students Arts Council. Includes background design of small squares and triangles. Yellow copy.

dc:coverage: Wellington (N.Z.)

Control: 464a

Dates: 1976?

'No More Hiroshimas', 2-7 August [1970s - 1980s?]

 Item
Identifier: dlpc00195
Scope and Contents

Laminated colour poster advertising the 'No More Hiroshimas International Peace Poster Exhibition, Turnbull House Bowen Street, 2nd to 7th August'. Printed in red, black and white and including a print of a white flower [poppy?] against a red sky.

Sticker on rear of poster states 'This poster is on long term loan to TUEA from Therese O'Connell. The poster has been laminated with a grant made available by the Ministry of Women's Affairs.'

Dates: 2-7 August [1970s - 1980s?]

'Nuclear Free Independent Pacific', [1980s - 1990s]

 Item
Identifier: dlpc00197
Scope and Contents

Laminated black and white poster printed on blue paper. Includes drawing of a woman and child collecting shellfish on a beach, plus the text: 'Nuclear Free Independent Pacific'. Signed by Romi Curl.

Dates: [1980s - 1990s]

'Nuclear free & Independent Pacific', n.d. [1980s - 1990s?]

 Item
Identifier: dlpc00198
Scope and Contents

Laminated colour poster advocating a 'Nuclear free & Independent Pacific'. Includes image of a bird [dove?] holding a red hibiscus in its beak on a blue background. Also includes text in Maori: 'Kia toituu te mana o te Moana nui aa Kiwa' and the Greenpeace logo in the bottom right corner.

Dates: n.d. [1980s - 1990s?]

NZ Students Arts Council New Argot sells...

 Item — Poster 465: Series NZSAS03
Identifier: NZSA90465
Scope and Contents note

Poster advertising the magazine New Argot, published by the New Zealand Students' Arts Council. White text on purple.

Dates: 1977 - 1992