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Los Salvadores de la Patria

ID Number: 43003
Maker: Artist Unknown
Technique: offset
Date Made: Circa 1983-1989
Place Made: Argentina
Measurements: 53.4 cm x 37 cm; 21 in x 14 9/16 in
Main Subject: Argentina (Latin America: South America)
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
Los Salvadores de la Patria Coca-Cola Cuando un amigo se va, deja un espacio vacío que sólo puede llenar la llegada de otro amigo.

Acquisition Number: 2002-108

Raúl Alfonsín was the first democratically elected president after the Argentine military dictatorship. Title of the poster may be a reference to a popular Argentinian novel written by Silvina Bullrich. It is a pre-photoshop, altered photo in which Alfonsin's head was added to the picture. Margaret Towner believed that the Coca-Cola logo, which was associated with the United States, was meant to symbolize Alfonsin selling out and appeasing American interests.

Copyright Status:
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