Protests at the National Mall, Washington DC. Protests at the National Mall, Washington, D.C.

To mark the creative spirit of the march, we have selected some of the best placards and art created for the 21st January protests.

Protestors around the world marched in solidarity against the election of President Trump. One of the most significant aspects of the march on women's rights was the wealth of witty and colourful signs protestors had made.

ad_232255820 Protestors take to the streets of London dressed as suffragettes

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And now, to honour the creativity of marchers, London's Bishopsgate Institute and Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. are amongst the institutes calling out for arty protestors to donate their signs in order to preserve them.

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2017-01 1241 The march in London started at the American Embassy and ended in Trafalgar Square.

The plethora of placards will be placed in the Bishopsgate Institute's archive of radical history and activism, which dates back to the 1800s.


Whilst over the pond, the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History has been collecting paraphernalia from the 2016 US presidential campaign. Signs were left by protestors post-march at the White House and at Trump Tower in New York.