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Strike

Strike

Part of

People

  • Cedric Price (creator)
  • Cedric Price (architect)
  • Archigram (Group) (collaborator)
  • Sandy Brown (collaborator)
  • Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons (contractor)
  • Cedric Price (archive creator)

Title

Strike

Dates of creation

1976-1977

Description

'Remember 1926 Exhibition 1976, Covent Garden', '1926 Strike Exhibition - Flower Market, Covent Garden', 'Strike Re 1926', Strike '26', and 'Strike 1926'

Level of archival description

File 99

Extent and Medium

  • 7 drawings
  • 5 reprographic copies
  • 3 posters
  • 1 model
  • 0.13 l.m. of textual record(s)
  • 0.04 l.m. of photographic materials

Scope and Content

File documents the exhibition design for 'Remember 1926: An Exhibition on the General Strike' which took place in July 1976 at the Flower Market in Covent Garden, London, England. Cedric Price was the architect for the exhibition which was organized by the Committee to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the General Strike. Archigram appear as collaborators for projection and photographic materials. Competition drawings for Domain (AP144.S2.D108) are included in the file. Material in the file was produced between 1976 and 1977.

Many of the drawings in group DR2004:1273 in Strike (AP144.S2.D99) are attributed to David Price.

The Small Works Department of Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd were involved in the exhibition installation.

File contains design drawings, photographic materials, posters, a model, and textual records.

Reference Number

AP144.S2.D99

Location

London Greater London England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Related units of description

  • Groups DR2004:0036 and DR2006:0093 in the Photographic Materials series (AP144.S6) contains photographs and negatives related to this file.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0278:005-011
    • Title: Plans, sections, details and electrical plan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 design drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and adhesive tape on translucent paper and reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 30 x 21 cm sheet (largest): 37.5 x 72 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0278:013:001
    • Title: List, office memoranda, invoices, correspondence, estimates, meeting notes, notes
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Archigram (Group) (collaborator)
    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    list, office memoranda, invoices, correspondence, estimates, meeting notes, notes, application form, exhibition floor plan, codes, press release, sketches, postcard, minutes of meetings, clippings, pamphlet, progress report, site notes, exhibition proposal including budget, and photographs, contact sheets, and negatives of exhibition

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.08 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0278:013:002
    • Title: Photographs, publications, including 'The General Strike in Battersea 1926
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 4

    People:

    • Archigram (Group) (collaborator)
    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    includes 5 folders and contains, photographs, publications, including 'The General Strike in Battersea 1926', and A.J. Cook, 'Nine Days', clippings, press release, codes, standards, invoice, estimates, notes, bibliography, exhibition record, financial statement, schedule, postcards, invitations, pamphlets, letterhead, exhibition catalogue, views of exhibition, exhibition floor plan, drawings, sketches, calculations, reference drawings, table showing mining agreements, and estimate for Talacre Centre Phase II (1976), Inter-Action Centre (AP144.S2.D82)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 24 x 37.5 x 5 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:1260
    • Title: Views of exhibition and exterior views of exhibition venue
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Chromogenic colour prints and diffusion transfer prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 11 x 13 cm sheets (largest): 30 x 30 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:1261
    • Title: Exterior views of exhibition venue and views of exhibition
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 33 x 1 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:1262
    • Title: Exterior views of exhibition venue and views of exhibition
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    26 slide(s)

    Technique and media:

    Colour slides

    Dimensions:

    slides: 7 x 7 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:1273
    • Title: 128 / Survey / + / model / drwgs
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    plans showing existing conditions and exhibition layout, many by David Price

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, coloured pencil, and pastel on translucent paper and reprographic copies

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR2006:0076
    • Title: Posters for exhibition 'Remember 1926'
    • Form: graphic materials
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 poster(s)

    Technique and media:

    Photomechanical prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 51 x 76.5 cm

    Document Type:

    • posters

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0278:012
    • Title: Dismantled model, including model base, model parts including wood blocks
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    dismantled model, including model base, model parts including wood blocks labelled with roman numerals, and cigar box containing parts

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Technique and media:

    Ink and paint on paper, cardboard, masonite (tm), wood, plywood, and carpet

    Inscription:

    - Cigar box in this group is labelled: 'Strike 26 / Model / Screens'.

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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