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About the Collection

The collection contains 1 original poster and 26 reprinted ones. The posters were originally produced by the poet Tom Pickard for his series of Morden Tower readings and are reflective of the counterculture graphic anarchy of the sixties. The reprinted posters were produced in 2016 and are a limited-edition reprint printed on archive acid free paper with acid free ink, in the original full size: 29 x 19 inches.

The original: Original 1971 vintage limited edition (30 issued in total).

The collection prefix before the call number is: Graphics.

Biographical History

Tom Pickard (1946-) was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England and co-founded the Morden Tower Reading Series there in the 1960s.

Provenance

The Morden Tower series was acquired from Tom Pickard.

Collection Highlights

Barry MacSweeney, Tony Jackson: a Morden Tower reading...

Barry MacSweeney, Tony Jackson: a Morden Tower reading, upstairs room, Old George, Wednesday 6th Feb. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Tom Pickard, [2016].

Links / More Information

A related collection is the Tom Pickard Collection.