There was a great display of political posters in the Print and Drawings gallery at the Victoria & Albert Museum when we visited last week. Created to support controversial social movements in the 20th and 21st centuries, John and I found them fascinating and powerful. Here's a sampling of them.
American anti-draft poster during the protests against the Vietnamese war, 1960s.
British Women's votes, c 1918.
German Workers and Citizens, 1918
Mao Tse Tung promising a brighter future
Angela Davis Defence Committee, 1971
Protesting the war Coalition against Iraq. 2003.