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Le Mystère Des Voix Bulgares (Volume 2)

  • Object:

    Record Sleeve

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (published)
    England (made)

  • Date:

    1988 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Oliver, Vaughan, born 1957 (art director)
    Oliver, Vaughan, born 1957 (designer)
    Oliver, Vaughan, born 1957 (typographer)
    Sampson, Gill (illustrator)
    Cellier, Catherine (photographer)
    Larbalestier, Simon (photographer)
    Beggars Group Media Limited - Beggars Banquet Records (record label)
    23 Envelope (design agency)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour print (probably offset lithograph) on card

  • Museum number:

    E.301-1989

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case TS, shelf 17

Physical description

Card cover sleeve for the 12" long-playing record 'Le Mystère Des Voix Bulgares (Volume 2)'. The lower-half of both sides of the sleeve feature a dark photograph of twigs and leaves. The front also has a colour photographic image of a Bulgarian child shepherdess and the back an illustration of the head and shoulders of a figure wearing a 'traditional hat/headscarf'.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (published)
England (made)

Date

1988 (published)

Artist/maker

Oliver, Vaughan, born 1957 (art director)
Oliver, Vaughan, born 1957 (designer)
Oliver, Vaughan, born 1957 (typographer)
Sampson, Gill (illustrator)
Cellier, Catherine (photographer)
Larbalestier, Simon (photographer)
Beggars Group Media Limited - Beggars Banquet Records (record label)
23 Envelope (design agency)

Materials and Techniques

Colour print (probably offset lithograph) on card

Marks and inscriptions

'Volume 2 / LE MYSTERE DES VOIX BULGARES'
Lettered across the front of the cover.

The back of the cover is lettered with the album title, tracklisting and music credits, barcode, 4AD logo and catalogue number 'CAD 801'.

'CAD 801 LE MYSTERE DES VOIX BULGARES Volume 2 Made in England'
Lettered along the spine.

Dimensions

Height: 31.5 cm, Width: 31.7 cm

Descriptive line

Cover sleeve for the 12" long-playing record of Bulgarian music 'Le Mystère Des Voix Bulgares (Volume 2)'. Art direction and design by Vaughan Oliver of 23 Envelope, featuring photography by Catherine Cellier and Simon Larbalestieran and an illustration by Gill Sampson. Published by 4AD, Great Britain, 1988.

Materials

Card

Techniques

Colour printing

Subjects depicted

Figures (representations); Sheep; Shepherdess; Bird; Twigs; Leaves

Categories

Labels & packaging; Music

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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