Posters

po101. Nelson Mandela: 70th Birthday Tribute

One of a set of five posters specially commissioned from leading graphic artists for the Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute concert held at Wembley Stadium on 11 June 1988. This poster was designed by Keith Haring. The posters were featured on the stage set.

po102. Nelson Mandela: 70th Birthday Tribute

One of a set of five posters specially commissioned from leading graphic artists for the Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute concert held at Wembley Stadium on 11 June 1988. This poster was designed by Mozambican artist Malangatana Ngwenya. The posters were featured on the stage set.

po103. Nelson Mandela: 70th Birthday Tribute

One of a set of five posters specially commissioned from leading graphic artists for the Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute concert held at Wembley Stadium on 11 June 1988. This poster was designed by Ralph Steadman. The posters were featured on the stage set.

po104. Nelson Mandela: 70th Birthday Tribute

One of a set of five posters specially commissioned from leading graphic artists for the Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute concert held at Wembley Stadium on 11 June 1988. This poster was designed by Sue Coe. The posters were featured on the stage set.

po105. Nelson Mandela: 70th Birthday Tribute

One of a set of five posters specially commissioned from leading graphic artists for the Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute concert held at Wembley Stadium on 11 June 1988. This poster reproduced a woodcut by the Namibian artist John Muafangejo, who died in 1987. The posters were featured on the stage set.

po149. ‘Release Nelson Mandela’

Poster calling for the release of Nelson Mandela and all South African and Namibian political prisoners.

po147. Mandela Freedom March

Poster advertising the Nelson Mandela Freedom March, 12 June–17 July 1988. Twenty-five freedom marchers, one for each year of Mandela’s imprisonment, walked nearly 600 miles from Glasgow to London. They were seen off at a rally in Glasgow on 12 June by ANC President Oliver Tambo. Along the way they held meetings and events calling for Mandela’s release. On 17 July over 50,000 people joined the marchers on the last leg of the march to Hyde Park, where a crowd of a quarter of a million people heard Desmond Tutu call for Mandela’s release.