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Aktual Czechoslovakia Schmuck
  • David F. Mayor, editor
    born 1949
    Felipe Ehrenberg, editor
  • Aktual Czechoslovakia Schmuck, 1974
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • color offset lithograph
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 29 x 20.5 x 0.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 11 3/8 x 8 1/16 x 3/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0001
Label Text

Teaching Gallery Label:
“Changing the World: Images of Revolution,” Feb-2009, Kate Meyer
With typical Czechoslovak humor the editors attempt to soften the traditional emblem of the Soviet state, the hammer and sickle, even turning it into a piece of kitsch.

The first page of the book’s introduction is printed below. The introduction continues on the exhibited page.