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Theme: Labour: An injury to one is an injury to all!

Call Number: 207
Identifier: AL2446_0207
Date: 1985
Subject: Images of Defiance- IOD;
Metal Box workers;
Metal Box products;
striking workers
Description: This poster is an offset litho in black, red and yellow, issued by the Metal Box Support Committee, through the Screen Training Project (STP), Johannesburg. This poster refers to the Metal Box workers call on unions and the community to boycott Metal Box products in support of striking workers. The text reads “BOYCOTT THE CAN!”Digitised by Specialised Archival Solutions in 2009. Reproduced in "Images of Defiance: South African Resistance posters in the 1980s" on page 50 (number 76) of the 1991 SAHA / Ravan Press edition and the 2004 SAHA / STE Publishers edition.
Creator: Issued by the Metal Box Support Committee through the Screen Training Project (STP)
Type: Poster
Format: Access image - jpg
Preservation image - tiff
Source: SAHA collection AL2446
Language: English
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: Copyright of some material is held by individual poster makers/organisations. Copyright restrictions may apply. See SAHA copyright statement for more information
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