[Poster] Kraak de Kroning [Crack the Coronation]. SQUATTER'S MOVEMENT.

[Poster] Kraak de Kroning [Crack the Coronation]

[Amsterdam: 1980]. Protest poster issued by the Dutch squatter's movement ("Kraak" also meaning "squat") shortly before the coronation of Queen Beatrix on April 30, 1980. The image shows a massive crowbar, symbol of the movement, looming over the Royal Palace in Amsterdam, a critique of the country's housing shortage juxtaposed with the Royal family's luxurious homes throughout the Netherlands. OCLC finds two copies as of August, 2017 (Yale, IISH). Original photo-montaged poster, offset printed in red and black on white stock, measuring 47.5x32cm. Trivial handling, very Near Fine / A.

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