Mar 25, 2021 - Sale 2562

Sale 2562 - Lot 81

Price Realized: $ 5,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(BLACK PANTHERS.) An Attack Against One is an Attack Against All. Poster, 22 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches; minor wear, tape remnants on verso. San Francisco, CA: Robert Brown Elliott League, circa 1968-70

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"The Slaughter of Black People Must be Stopped! By Any Means Necessary!" This dramatic poster with a large Panther logo was distributed by the Robert Brown Elliott League of San Francisco, named after a Black member of the Reconstruction Congress. Little is known about them, but their 540 McAllister Street address was shared by Julian Richardson's bookstore Marcus Books during this period. Only one copy in OCLC. Cleveland State University has a photograph dated July 1970 showing another example of this poster taped to a door.