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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 403
Scope and Contents
Turkey had invaded Cyprus on 20 July 1974, fearing that the rights of the island’s Turkish minority were threatened by the recent EOKA coup advocating union with Greece. Once the fighting ceased, the island remained divided, and the Turkish Federated State of Cyprus was founded on 13 February 1975 in the northeastern area under Turkish control. This Turkish Cypriot political poster was collected in 1975 by the geologist Edward Spooner, who was surveying a copper mine at Limni on the...
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Stored in the second drawer of the RCS plan chest.
- ARCHON code (for CUL materials): Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115)
- Language: Turkish