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Poster - The Purple Gang : Granny Takes a Trip
  • The Purple Gang : Granny Takes a Trip
    English, Michael, born 1941 - died 2009
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The Purple Gang : Granny Takes a Trip

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1967 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    English, Michael, born 1941 - died 2009 (artist)
    Waymouth, Nigel (artist)
    Hapshash and the Coloured Coat (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Offset lithograph poster

  • Museum number:

    E.1698-1991

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2A, shelf DR52, box CONS

Physical description

Adverstisement for a record which became a great favourite at the UFO Club, 'The Purple Gang : Granny Takes a Trip'.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1967 (made)

Artist/maker

English, Michael, born 1941 - died 2009 (artist)
Waymouth, Nigel (artist)
Hapshash and the Coloured Coat (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Offset lithograph poster

Dimensions

Height: 76.7 cm

Descriptive line

Psychedelic poster by Hapshash and the Coloured Coat (Michael English and Nigel Waymouth) entitled 'The Purple Gang : Granny Takes a Trip', promoting a single by the Purple Gang on Transatlantic Records. Great Britain, 1967.

Labels and date

"Michael English (born 1942) and Nigel Waymouth (born 1941)
The Purple Gang : Granny Takes a Trip. Poster promoting a single by the Purple Gang on Transatlantic Records.
1967
Offset lithograph
E.1698-1991

This was a very popular record at the UFO. The record company specified only one colour could be used. The title of the song was taken from the King's Road boutique 'Granny Takes a Trip' of which Nigel Waymouth was co-owner."

Text by Julia Bigham []

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Offset lithograph

Subjects depicted

Bands; Musicians; Psychedelia; Drugs; Psychedelic art

Categories

Prints; Posters; Psychedelia

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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