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2008/185/22 Poster, Concert for Holly, paper, maker unknown, Australia, used by Australian Rock Company, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2003. Click to enlarge.

Concert for Holly poster

Made
This poster has significance as a record of music in youth culture around the turn of the 21st century. It helps to illustrate how poster art was used to communicate information to a mass audience about rock music performers and specifically to promote concerts and CDs.

The Concert for Holly was organised after a brain tumour claimed the life of Holly Robinson, the 27-year-old daughter of television producer Ted Robinson and the principal of Mullinars casting agency, Ann Robinson. Holly …

Summary

Object No.

2008/185/22

Object Statement

Poster, Concert for Holly, paper, maker unknown, Australia, used by Australian Rock Company, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2003

Physical Description

Poster, Concert for Holly, paper, maker unknown, Australia, used by Australian Rock Company, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2003

Poster with black border, white background and a red photograph of Holly Robinson. Text: 'The concert of 2003 ... For Holly. Every cent raised goes to cancer research. Saturday July 19, 7.30 pm, Sydney Opera House Concert Hall.'. Performers listed include the Wiggles and Andrew Denton.

Dimensions

Height

595 mm

Width

300 mm

Production

Notes

Designer and maker unknown.

History

Notes

This is part of a collection of posters, stickers and promotional cards accumulated by Peta Wilcox, of the Australian Rock Company, from bands, bookers and record companies through her extensive contacts within the music industry.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Australian Rock Company Ltd, 2008

Acquisition Date

7 September 2008

Cite this Object

Harvard

Concert for Holly poster 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 6 December 2022, <https://ma.as/383186>

Wikipedia

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