May 07, 2020 - Sale 2534

Sale 2534 - Lot 222

Price Realized: $ 375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(CIVIL RIGHTS.) No Armed Occupation of Black Communities. Stop the War Madness Now! Poster, 28 x 21 3/4 inches, on light board, with manuscript "April 67" on verso; moderate wear including 10-inch diagonal crease with short closed tear in upper margin and two shorter closed tears in lower margin. New York: Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee, [April 1967 or 1968]

Additional Details

One of these placards can be seen in an AP photograph of a major antiwar rally held in New York's Central Park on 27 April 1968, where the recently widowed Coretta Scott King addressed the crowd. None others traced at auction or in OCLC.