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97/96/4-1 Poster, 'Mambo Etymology', paper, designed by Reg Mombassa, Mambo Graphics Pty Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1996. Click to enlarge.

'Mambo Etymology' poster by Mambo Graphics

Made
Poster, 'Mambo Etymology', paper, Reg Mombassa/Mambo Graphics Pty Ltd, Sydney, Australia, 1996

The title reads 'Mambo Etymology. The origin of crude sexual terms'. The image is divided into five sexual vignettes derived from different locations around the world entitled 'The Pork Sword', 'The Hairy Harmonica', 'Crashing the Yogurt Truck' 'The Beef Curtain' and 'Mrs Hand and her Five Daughters'. Each is supplemented by typical Reg Mombassa text. Along the bottom edge of the poster is 'Mambo …

Summary

Object No.

97/96/4-1

Object Statement

Poster, 'Mambo Etymology', paper, designed by Reg Mombassa, Mambo Graphics Pty Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1996

Physical Description

Poster, 'Mambo Etymology', paper, Reg Mombassa/Mambo Graphics Pty Ltd, Sydney, Australia, 1996

The title reads 'Mambo Etymology. The origin of crude sexual terms'. The image is divided into five sexual vignettes derived from different locations around the world entitled 'The Pork Sword', 'The Hairy Harmonica', 'Crashing the Yogurt Truck' 'The Beef Curtain' and 'Mrs Hand and her Five Daughters'. Each is supplemented by typical Reg Mombassa text. Along the bottom edge of the poster is 'Mambo Graphics P/L '96 Reg Mombassa.

Dimensions

Width

690 mm

Production

Notes

Reg Mombassa is Mambo principal and most famous designer whose signature style has defined the company since the mid 1980s.

Reg Mombassa/Mambo Graphics P/L

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