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VIGIL TO SUPPORT IVAN TOMS : ON TRIAL AS A CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR

Theme: A State of Emergency


Call Number: 0360
Identifier: AL2446_0360
Title: VIGIL TO SUPPORT IVAN TOMS : ON TRIAL AS A CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR
Date: 1987
Subject: Images of Defiance- IOD;
Conscription;
End Conscription Campaign - ECC;
Ivan Toms;
Conscientious objectors;
Youth
Description: This poster is an offset litho in black and flesh colour, produced by the ECC in 1987, Johannesburg. This poster refers to a vigil to support Ivan Toms, who was on trial as a conscientious objector. The text reads: "VIGIL TO SUPPORT IVAN TOMS : ON TRIAL AS A CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR". This poster was digitised by Specialised Archival Solutions in 2009. Reproduced in "Images of Defiance: South African Resistance posters in the 1980s" on page 133 (number 235) of the 1991 SAHA / Ravan Press edition and the 2004 SAHA / STE Publishers edition. It also appears on page 139 of “Red on Black: The Story of the South African Poster Movement”, SAHA / STE Publishers, 2007, as well as the SAHA virtual exhibition - 'The Future is Ours: Commemorating Youth in the Struggle'.
Creator: Produced by the End Conscription Campaign (ECC)
Type: Poster
Format: Access image - jpeg
Preservation image - tiff
Source: SAHA collection AL2446
Language: English
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: Copyright of some materials is held by individual postermakers/organisations. Copyright restrictions may apply. See SAHA copyright statement for more information.
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