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Text, Photographs, and Research: Martin Melaugh
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Examples of Election Posters

Image Details
Title: NI Labour Party (1)
Date: 1968-1970 (?)
Produced by: Northern Ireland Labour Party
Main text within image: 'Vote Coulthard Labour'
Description: An election poster on behalf of J. Coulthard of the Northern Ireland Labour Party.
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Title: NI Labour Party (2)
Date: 1968-1970 (?)
Produced by: Northern Ireland Labour Party
Main text within image: 'Coulthard Labour'
Description: An election poster on behalf of J. Coulthard of the Northern Ireland Labour Party.
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Title: Unionist Party Poster (1)
Date: 1970
Produced by: Ulster Unionist Council
Main text within image: 'Orr for South Down'
Description: An example of a Unionist Poster from the 1970 Westminster election.
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Title: Unionist Party Poster (2)
Date: 1970
Produced by: Ulster Unionist Council
Main text within image: 'Win With Brian McRoberts'
Description: An example of a Unionist Party Poster from the 1970 Westminster election.
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Title: Unionist Party Poster (3)
Date: 1970 (?)
Produced by: Ulster Unionist Council
Main text within image: 'Ulster, Forward, Prosperity'
Description: An example of a Unionist Party poster probably from the 1970 Westminster election.
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Title: Unionist Poster (4)
Date: 1973
Produced by: Thomas Rea
Main text within image: 'Vote - Thomas Rea, No.1 ... On The Day'
Description: An election poster / leaflet from the 1973 Northern Ireland Assembly election.
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Title: Vote Bernadette Devlin
Date: June 1979 (?)
Produced by: Devlin election campaign
Main text within image: 'Only One Candidate Will Fight the Torture, ...'
Description: An election campaign poster in support of Bernadette McAliskey (formerly Devlin) who unsucessfully campaigned in the European election of Thursday 7 June 1979. Devlin had won a seat in the Westminster election held on Thursday 18 June 1970.
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Title: Anti John Hume Poster (1)
Date: early 1980s (?)
Produced by: Republican Movement
Main text within image: 'Dump This Traitor, Reject The SDLP'
Description: This poster was produced by Republicans who were involved in a number of bitter election campaigns with the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) before relationships improved during the peace process. John Hume was then leader of the SDLP.
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Title: Anti John Hume Poster (2)
Date: 1980s (?)
Produced by: (?)
Main text within image: 'Words You Can BeLIEve In'
Description: The post is a montage of newspaper cuttings superimposed on the figure of John Hume, then leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP). (It is not entirely clear the point that is being made by the poster.)
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Title: Sinn Féin Poster (1)
Date: 1980s (?)
Produced by:
Main text within image: 'Vote Sinn Féin '
Description: A Sinn Féin election poster highlighting the use of plastic bullets.
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Title: Sinn Féin Poster (2)
Date: 16 May 1989
Produced by:
Main text within image: 'Fight Back, Vote Sinn Féin'
Description: Poster used as a full page election advertisment in the Derry Journal on Tuesday 16 May 1989.
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