Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C , Case MB2A, Shelf DR52

The White Rabbit in Wonderland

Poster
1968 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Psychedelic poster in blue, red, green, brown. A white rabbit stands on a chequered floor surrounded by objects from 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland': playing cards, a bottle labled 'drink me', a chess board, a mushroom.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour offset lithograph
Brief Description
Psychedelic poster by Joe W. McHugh entitled 'The White Rabbit in Wonderland', printed by Orbit Graphic Arts, USA, and published by East Totem West, California. 1968.
Physical Description
Psychedelic poster in blue, red, green, brown. A white rabbit stands on a chequered floor surrounded by objects from 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland': playing cards, a bottle labled 'drink me', a chess board, a mushroom.
Dimensions
  • Height: 885mm
  • Width: 595mm
Dimensions taken from departmental notes
Marks and Inscriptions
  • EAST TOTEM WEST, 159 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley , California, 94941 (Bottom left, below main image.)
  • THE WHITE RABBIT IN WONDERLAND (Centre, below main image.)
  • Printed by Orbit Graphic Arts (Bottom right, below main image.)
Gallery Label
"Joe E. McHugh (born about 1935) The White Rabbit in Wonderland. Poster published by East Totem West, California 1968 Colour offset lithograph E.720-1970 This poster was sold at Bob Borzello's poster shop 'Hang Up', in Camden Passage." Text by Julia Bigham.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Christoph Grunberg, ed. Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era London: Tate, 2005. 239 p. : ill. (some col.) ISBN: 1854375954.
Collection
Accession Number
E.720-1970

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record createdNovember 10, 2006
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