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On display at V&A South Kensington
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Carnival

Poster
1977 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Portrait poster advertising the 1977 carnival at the Commonwealth Institute on Kensington High Street. The poster has a bright yellow background, with 'Carnival '77' emblazoned across the top in red. It also features a man in red festival clothing. The bottom right corner is separated into a triangle, with the Notting Hill Carnival Development Committee logo.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Photostencil, paper, plastic laminate
Brief Description
Poster, designed and printed by John Phillips for the Paddington Printshop, London, 1977.
Physical Description
Portrait poster advertising the 1977 carnival at the Commonwealth Institute on Kensington High Street. The poster has a bright yellow background, with 'Carnival '77' emblazoned across the top in red. It also features a man in red festival clothing. The bottom right corner is separated into a triangle, with the Notting Hill Carnival Development Committee logo.
Dimensions
  • Height: 82.3cm
  • Width: 56.4cm
Dimensions include plastic laminate.
Marks and Inscriptions
  • Carnival '77
  • Official launching / at the Commonwealth Institute / Kensington High Street
  • Tickets / in advance from / West Indian / Student Centre / West Indian / Standing Conference / Trinidad and / Tobago Club / Race Today / C.D.C. / 7.30 to Midnight / July 9th 1977 / ADM £2,50 / Caribbean Foods / bar / Music by / London All Stars / Steel Band / Paddington Youth / Steel Band / Shades of Black / Dancers / Agor Mimba Surgurugu / (Lord Eric) / Trinidad & Tobago / Arts & Cultural / Choir / Drummers / Poets / Sounds / Shadow Hi Fi / vs Lord Sam
  • Constant Jammin' / Notinghill Carnival Development Committee / West Indian Steel Band and Cultural Association / 53A Colville Gardens London W11 / Telephone 01-727 2268 / Director Selwyn Baptiste Chairman: Darcus.
Credit line
Given by the Greenwich Mural Workshop
Object history
Poster featured in the Greenwich Mural Workshop's 1986 exhibtion 'Printing is easy...?'
Subject depicted
Bibliographic Reference
From the Greenwich Mural Workshop's 1986 exhibition 'Printing is Easy...?'
Collection
Accession Number
E.559-2013

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record createdNovember 20, 2013
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