FPMR [Manuel Rodriguez Patriotic Front]
c. 1984
28.56 in HIGH x 17.56 in WIDE
(72.55 cm HIGH x 44.61 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Poster printed in blue, green, and orange ink on white paper. Poster has a green background with blue silhouettes of rifles at bottom and an orange rectangle at center with "FPMR" at center. The letter 'F' is also integrated into a graphic of a rifle that extends over the top of the other letters. "Chile" is printed below the orange rectangle. A quote by Carlos Fonseca Amador. appears at top that reads: "Dias Amargos Para La Revolucion No Son Aquellos En Que Los Fusiles Libertarios Fueron Derrotados. Sino Aquellos En Que Fueron Derrotados Porque No Habia Nadie Quien Los Empunara."The poem/text is by Carlos Fonseca Amador, Nicaraguan teacher and librarian who founded the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN). He was killed in combat in 1976, three years before the FSLN took power. The FPMR was the Manuel Rodriguez Patriotic Front, a militant Chilean organization founded in 1983 to resist the Pinochet dictatorship. [LMC]
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