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Title
mni00454
Creator
Crowley, Tony
Publication Information
Claremont Colleges Library
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Murals of Northern Ireland
Rights Information
Physical rights are retained by the photographer, Tony Crowley. Copyright is retained by the photographer, Tony Crowley.
Description
Republican mural, Springhill Avenue/Springfield Road, Ballymurphy, West Belfast, 1989. Map of Ireland, with Sinn Féin symbol; 'Britain Ignores the Force of Argument Censored'; in 1988 the British Government banned British news organisations from broadcasting interviews with representatives of Republican and Loyalist groups, including the elected representatives of Sinn Féin. Mural has been paintbombed and graffitied with Loyalist slogans 'UVF' (Ulster Volunteer Force), 'PAF' (Protestant Action Force'. Painted over: figures for Sinn Féin electoral success - 1 MP, 56 local councillors, 40% Nationalist electorate.
Republican
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/mni/id/194
Language
English
Subject
Mural painting and decoration
Republican
Censorship
Time Period
1989
Source
Scanned from original photograph
Relation
Murals of Northern Ireland Collection http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/col/mni

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