Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Junior Wells

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    United States (made)

  • Date:

    1968 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lundgren, Carl (designer)
    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.418-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3G, shelf DR16

Physical description

Psychedelic poster advertising a concert featuring Junior Wells. The upper half of the poster features a fantasy scene of a naked woman riding a dinosaur within a sci-fi landscape. The lower part of the poster displays the event details. Printed in a hand-drawn font in pink, orange, yellow, green and blue letters, the text reads, 'Junior Wells, Canned Heat Fri-Sat, Crome Syrcus, Sun, Clover, Jerry Abrams - Lights, May 4-5, Avalon Ballroom. The Family Dog logo appears at the centre of this text, and crops of toadstools are illustrated in each of the lower corners. The poster is printed in black, silver and multi-coloured inks.

Place of Origin

United States (made)

Date

1968 (made)

Artist/maker

Lundgren, Carl (designer)
Family Dog Productions (issued by)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'JUNIOR WELLS / CANNED / HEAT FRI-SAT / CROME / SYRCUS / SUN / CLOVER, JERRY ABRAMS - LIGHTS,/ MAY 3-4-5, AVALON BALLROOM’
Event details, printed beneath the image in pink, orange, yellow, green or blue stylised letters

TICKET OUTLETS SAN FRANCISCO: MNASIDIKA (HAIGHT-ASHBURY), CITYLIGHTS BOOKS (NORTH BEACH), THE TOWN SQUIRE (1318 POLK), BERKELEY: DISCOUNT / RECORDS. SAUSALITO: TIDES BOOKSTORE. REDWOOD CITY: REDWOOD HOUSE OF MUSIC (700 WINSLOW). SAN MATEO: LA MER CAMERAS & / MUSIC (HILLSDALE AT 19TH). MENLO PARK: KEPLER'S BOOKS & MAGAZINES (825 EL CAMINO). PALO ALTO: EAST FARTHING TRADING CO. / (616 COWPER). SAN JOSE: DISCORAMA (235 SO. FIRST ST.) / © 1968 FAMILY DOG PRODUCTIONS 639 GOUGH ST. San Francisco. Calif. 94102'
Ticket vendors, below image, white lettering

'carl lundgren 522-2285'
Artist's name, lower right corner, black hand-written letters

'No.117-1'
Lower left corner, black letters, poster number

Dimensions

Height: 50.5 cm, Width: 34.6 cm

Descriptive line

Psychedelic poster advertising a concert featuring Junior Wells, by Carl Lundgren for Family Dog Productions, USA, 1968

Materials

Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Women; Dinosaurs; Music; Science fiction; Psychedelic art; Nudes

Categories

Prints; Entertainment & Leisure; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.