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‘You Are Now Entering Free Derry', Londonderry, 1973

© the artist. Photo credit: National Army Museum

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The end-of-terrace wall bearing the Republican message, ‘You Are Now Entering Free Derry’, on the corner of Lecky Road in Londonderry became an iconic image of the conflict in Northern Ireland known as ‘the Troubles’. To this day, the wall with the slogan ‘Free Derry Corner’ still survives. In 1973 the artist was taken to see this landmark while staying in the city with a former colleague.

National Army Museum



‘You Are Now Entering Free Derry', Londonderry, 1973




oil on board


H 91.8 x W 122 cm (E)

Accession number

NAM. 1989-08-27

Acquisition method

gift from the artist, 1989

Work type



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