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Poster, 'After the confetti, what?', designed by Jan McKay

Poster art has evolved significantly from the early posters first produced in Australia in the early 19th century that only featured text, to the posters in the Di Holdway Collection that are characterised by bold designs and effective use of photographic and graphic screen-print techniques.

This particular poster is from the Di Holdway Collection, an important poster archive that shows the emerging political voice of Australia's youth culture through poster art; a collection that shows how …


Object No.


Object Statement

Posters (2), 'After the confetti, what?', screenprint on paper, designed by Jan MacKay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1977-1978

Physical Description

Two identical posters featuring images of two small bride and groom figures on a cake, a man and woman and several wedding rings on a mauve ground, with the slogan 'After the / confetti, / what?? / No offence meant, I'm sure'.


No marks.



760 mm


510 mm


Credit Line

Gift of Alberto and Demetrio Alati, 2007

Acquisition Date

20 May 2007

Cite this Object


Poster, 'After the confetti, what?', designed by Jan McKay 2023, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 29 March 2023, <>


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