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Title

Joe McCann, Soldier of the People

Object Name

Political poster

Date Made

1972
1972

Place Made

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Description

This poster featuring the silhouette image of Official IRA activist Joe McCann, taken from a photograph which featured in Life magazine. 'Joe McCann - Soldier of the People.' One of the most high-profile members of the Official IRA in the early years of the Troubles Joe McCann was shot dead by the British Army in April 1972. Screen-printed red, blue and black on green. These posters were being sold in June 1972 in aid of the wife and child of Joe McCann.

Materials

paper

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Date Collected

1973
1973

Catalogue Number

BELUM.O399.1973

Copyright

National Museums NI