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Members of Act Up Manchester throwing condoms into Strangeways prison in Manchester to protect prisoners from AIDS. Lithograph, 19--.

[between 1900 and 1999]

About this work


Newspaper article top right 'Not a jailbird in sight on day it rained condoms on Strangeways', article by Bernard Spilsbury probably from the Manchester evening news. Article bottom right 'Protesting at strange ways'


H. M. Prison Service. Act Up Manchester continues to attack The Prison Service for its failure to adopt the World Health Organisation guidelines concerning HIV and AIDS and the prison population ... the problem of HIV and AIDS in prisons will go away. Act Up Manchester demand ... training is given to prison staff regarding HIV and AIDS


[Manchester] : Act up Manchester, [between 1900 and 1999]

Physical description

1 print : photocopy, printed in black and white with blue additions ; sheet 59.9 x 42.1 cm

Copyright note

Act up Manchester 19-- Act up Manchester UK 14/07/2008 UkLW Transcription from the item


Wellcome Library no. 666666i



  • English


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