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The Conchie

Item type: Painting Date: 1931 Description: Oil painting by Arthur W. Gay showing a conscientious objector on his way to prison, escorted by two soldiers.

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Peace News, Will There Be War Over Cuba?

Peace News, Will There Be War Over Cuba? Item type Newspaper Date 26.10.1962 Description Front page of Peace News from October 26th 1962 (Peace News has been in production since 1936). On 22nd October 1962 the President of US, John F. Kennedy, told the world that the USSR had set up missile bases on the […]

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Berlin Wall fragment

Berlin Wall fragment Item type Wall fragment Date 1989 Description After World War II Berlin was divided into British, US, French and Soviet zones of control. As relations between the former allies slipped into a Cold War, the position of Western controlled Berlin became difficult. By 1948 about one million East Germans had fled to […]

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Iraq

Item type: Poster Date: 1980 = 1989 Description: Poster created by Iraqi artist Muatsim Abd-Alkarim, who was killed by Iraqi government forces in 1983.

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Het Bonhe!

Item type: poster Date: 1980 Description: Soviet peace poster produced in 1980. This poster was part of an exhibition staged in the early 1980s by the Co-operative Society Retail Service, London Region political committee.

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Give Peace A Chance

Item type: Poster Date: 1960 = 1989 Description: Poster of John Lennon with the title of his 1969 single “Give Peace A Chance.” John Lennon was born on 9th October 1940 in Liverpool. He was a member of one of the most famous bands to be created in Britain, The Beatles. After many hits with […]

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