Ref NoLDG/1/5/96
TitleUntitled [1977 Dockyard strike]]
Date17 July 1970
Extent1 cartoon
Creator NameGibbard; Leslie, David (1945-2010); cartoonist
DescriptionA soldier carries a box away from a shipyard in the distance. On one side of the box, 'This Side Up', is written and appears upside down. The cartoon is in the style of an army recruitment poster. The slogan below the soldier reads 'Join the Professionals (with apologies to Army recruiting)', a reference to the 1969 army recruitment poster campaign with this slogan.

Context: In July and August 1977, troops were placed on standby to work in the dockyards during a strike (Source: British Cartoon Archive).
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