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1970

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Poster, Apartheid...A Crime Against Humanity, ca. 1980

This is a Poster. It is dated ca. 1980 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Karrie Jacobs and Steven Heller. It is credited Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs.

Its dimensions are

46 x 31.8 cm (18 1/8 x 12 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black ink at bottom: The State Parties to the present Convention declare that apartheid is a crime against / humanity and that inhuman acts resulting from the policies and practices of / apartheid... are crimes violating the principles of international law, in particular the / purpose and principles of the Charter of the United Nations and constituting a serious / threat to international peace and security. / International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid

Cite this object as

Poster, Apartheid...A Crime Against Humanity, ca. 1980; USA; lithograph on paper; 46 x 31.8 cm (18 1/8 x 12 1/2 in.); Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs; 1993-53-77

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