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Bobby Sands 1954 - 1981
Maker: Republican Movement
Date Made: Circa 1981
Place Made: United Kingdom: Northern Ireland
Measurements: 59 cm x 39.8 cm; 23 1/4 in x 15 11/16 in
Main Subject: Ireland (Europe); Political Prisoners
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Bobby Sands 1954-1981 'I refuse to change to suit the people who oppress, torture and imprison me, who wish to dehumanise me...I have the spirit of freedom which cannot be quenched by even themost horrendous treatment. Of course, I can be murdered, but I remain what I am -a political prisoner of war.'
Acquisition Number: 2011-078
Bobby Sands was a volunteer of the Provisional Irish Republican Army who died on hunger strike while imprisoned.
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