The “Los obreros de Graficas Reunidas U.H.P. A La Gloriosa Aviacion Republicana” which translates as “The workers from united graphics U.H.P(United Brothers Proletariat) honours the glorious republican airforce”.
This poster pays homage to the Republican Airforce during the Spanish Civil War. The 1st of May 1937 refers to Guernica and the bombing of the Basque town by a combination of German and Italian airforces. This event was immortalised by the world famous Pablo Picasso “Guernica” painting.
This poster depicts a heroic image of a Republican pilot in the foreground with planes flying overhead in the background. This poster was designed by José Briones who lived from 1905 to 1975 who designed other famous Spanish Civil War posters such as the Evacud Madrid poster.