Poster - "THESE MEN ARE SCABS ..." re 1984 industrial dispute - MCG Lights

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Poster
Date Used
1984
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Brief Description
Poster relating to the industrial dispute over the construction of light towers at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in 1984. The poster is titled "THESE MEN ARE SCABS / DON'T FORGET THEIR FACES / DEMAND POLICE DO NOT INTERFERE IN INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES", and features a grotesque caricature in the top-right, and 15 photographs of men along the left side. In the lower-left is a poem titled "The Scab" by Jack London, above which is the slogan "F.I.A. - A.W.U. / Gov't-Boss-scab alliance / must be broken".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 782 W: 530 D: 1mm (H: 30 13/16 W: 20 7/8 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1984
Location
In storage
Registration No
M7227.1

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