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Stay Afloat, Use a Rubber

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1993 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Flash, Lola, born 1959 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    C-type colour print. Cross colour photography - this technique prints the image in a negative or reversed colour so, for example, blue is printed as red.

  • Museum number:

    E.2940-1995

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 932, box A

Physical description

A cross colour photograph depicting two men, wearing swimsuits, sitting in rubber rings, floating in a pool.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1993 (made)

Artist/maker

Flash, Lola, born 1959 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

C-type colour print. Cross colour photography - this technique prints the image in a negative or reversed colour so, for example, blue is printed as red.

Marks and inscriptions

Signed in silver marker 'Lola Flash'.

Dimensions

Height: 40.5 cm, Width: 50.9 cm

Object history note


Descriptive line

Photograph by Lola Flash, 'Stay Afloat, Use a Rubber', C-type colour print, London, 1993

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1995

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

C-type

Subjects depicted

Homosexuality; Men; Gay; Safe sex; Swimsuits; Sex; Swimming pool

Categories

Photographs; Health; Gender and Sexuality

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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