circle of poison
Late 20th Early 21st Century
20.5 in HIGH x 16.625 in WIDE
(52.07 cm HIGH x 42.23 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

"Caricature: Clive Offley" printed in green at the bottom left corner. International Organization of Consumers Unions name and logo followed by "design: Robert C. Crock & Ismail Hashim" all in green at the bottom right corner.

Poster has a black background with "circle of poison" in white across the top and a central red circle with seven circles on the interior. Top circle has green background with a red splotch at the center. Moving counterclocckwise, the circle have stylized images showing: a plane dusting crops with "chemicals enter aire, water / and land via agriculture / and industry."; the same image as the previous circle but zoomed out so the poison can be seen in the soil with "some are harmlessly broken / down but some accumulate / in the soil." at the top; plants infected with the poisonous splotch and "...and may be/ absorbed / into plants."; animals grazing on a green field, each with a red poison splotch in their bodies and "...which may be eaten / by grazing animals" across the top; a plate with food and poison on it and "...and so find their way into food" across the top; a male and female figure, both with poison in their stomachs and "...and so poison people." across the top.
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