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Buffalo Springfield: The Eigth [sic] Penny Matter

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    United States (made)

  • Date:

    1967 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fried, Robert, born 1938 - died 1975 (artist)
    Family Dog Productions (issued by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko

  • Museum number:

    E.393-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3G, shelf DR15

Physical description

'Buffalo Springfield', psychedelic poster depicting the photographic image of a cat, coloured urple over which is laid an orange grid. Around the grey border is black outlined white lettering announcing the bands: 'Oct 6-7 The Family Dog Presents Buffalo Springfield, The Eigth Penny Matter'. Running along the sides of the main image are venue details: 'Now 1601 West Evans : Denver Colarado', and 'Lights : Diogenes Lantern works : Ball'. In each of the upper corners of the lettering are the Family Dog symbols.

Place of Origin

United States (made)

Date

1967 (made)

Artist/maker

Fried, Robert, born 1938 - died 1975 (artist)
Family Dog Productions (issued by)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'Fried '67'
Artist's name and date, printed but as if signature

'No. D5 -1'
Poster issue number, lower left corner

TICKET OUTLETS DENVER: BRILLIG WORKS (2431 S. UNIVERSITY BLVD), POSTERS & THINGS (1215 - 15TH, LARIMER SQUARE), HOBBIT BOOK SHOP, LTD (309 / COLUMBINE, CHERRY CREEK), DENVER FOLKLAW CENTER (608 E. 17TH AV), BOB OWENS KUSTOM MUSIC CO. (6403 E. COLFAX), JERRY'S / BOOK STORE (COLFAX & BROADWAY). BOULDER: CLANCY'S BOOK SHOP (1322 COLLEGE), PHANTASMOGORIA (1310 COLLEGE)'
Details of ticket vendors, below image at bottom of poster, black typeface

'OCT 6-7 THE FAMILY DOG PRESENTS / BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD / THE EIGTH PENNY MATTER'
Above, and continuing below image, black outlined white lettering. 'Eigth' misspelled.

'NOW 1601 WEST EVANS : DENVER COLORADO / LIGHTS : DIOGENES LANTERN WORKS : BALL'
Running along left and right sides of the main image are venue details, black outlined white lettering

'1967 © FAMILY DOG PRODUCTIONS 639 GOUGH ST. San Francisco, Calif. 94102'
Publishers details, lower right corner

Dimensions

Height: 49.4 cm, Width: 35.4 cm

Descriptive line

"Buffalo Springfield: The Eigth [sic] Penny Matter" psychedelic poster featuring a cat, by Robert Fried for The Family Dog, USA, 1967

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

The Great Poster Trip: Art Eureka. Cummings G. Walker (editor), Richard D. Teater (designer). Coyne & Blanchard. 1968.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Music; Performances; Psychedelic art

Categories

Prints; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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