Fragments

A collection of extracts from the Dark Windows Archive of Ephemera. If you would like to see more of a particular article in this collection, please contact me.

The Death of Godard.

L'ami Américain


Wim Wenders' 'American Friend'. Card from the series 'Les Fiches de Monsieur Cinéma'. France (circa 1977)

Patti Smith


Publicity photograph for Patti Smith. UK (1978)

Low-Life


Insert from the cassette tape release of New Order's Low-Life album (Fact 100c). Silver and black ink on tracing paper. UK (1985)

Soviet Santa


Cold War Christmas Card. USSR (1988)

Elvis Stamp


Rock & Roll singer on stamp. USA (circa 1977)

Soviet Space Stamps


Part of a collection in cardboard wallet. USSR (1980)

Leningrad Light Meter


USSR-made light meter instruction manual. Made for the UK market.

Red Drawing


Found image. Red biro on lined paper. UK (2007)

Class War


The Working Class Strike Back. Toxteth not Croxteth. UK (Circa 1984)

Christmas Offers


The world's most powerful binoculars. Daily Mirror December 4th 1976. UK (1976)

Diana


Guardian Newspaper, Monday September 1st 1997. UK (1997)

A Well-Known Lady


Shipbuilding. UK (1969)

Movie Paperbacks


The back of a book about STROHEIM one of a series of mass-market paperbacks on interesting subjects. UK (1967)

Private Bolt


A bad soldier. Page 101, lost from Battle Picture Weekly Annual. UK (1976)

Rebel leaders


Trading Card: Rebel leaders wonder about their fate. USA (1977)

Radio Boys


Photograph of the world famous 'Radio Boys'. UK (unknown)

Corpse


Trading card: Laura Palmer in a body bag from the pilot episode of Twin Peaks by Lynch/Frost. USA (1991)

Party Invitation


Party invitation for the Saturday after Margaret Thatcher dies. Class War, London (2008)

(ASS)HOLISM


(ASS)HOLISM: "Consciousness is carcinogenic". Leaflet produced by The Last International, San Francisco (Date Unknown).

Opportunity


ibid (1971)

£100


ibid. (1971)

Success Formula


The formula for success in life. Careers board game, Parker Games. Canada (1971)

Value


ibid. p.20

On Marx and Engels


A compilation of Lenin's writing in a short pamphlet. This edition published in China. Peking (1975)

How Much Longer?


Sleeve for "How Much Longer? / You Bastard" 7" Single by Alternative TV on Deptford Fun City records. Sleeve designed by Harry, Jill, ATV (1977).

Biddy Baxter


Letter from the original editor of the BBC TV programme, Blue Peter. London (1978)

The Great Dictator


Poster for the 1945 Belgium release of the 1938 Chaplin Film. Brussels (1938)

The 7 Danger Signs of Subjectivity


Test yourself: Leaflet produced by The Last International, San Francisco (Date Unknown).

Neil Armstrong


Stamp from Qatar honouring Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 Moon Mission.

Old TV


German phonecard. Dortmund (2004).

Anarchist


Anarchist leaflet. Freedom Press, London (1984).

Warlord


Membership card for the Warlord Secret Agent Club. (1977).

Astral Flight


Membership card for Astral Flight nightclub. London (1983)

The Batcave


Membership card for the Batcave nightclub, 69-70 Dean Street, London (1982)

Goat Cart


Victorian photograph of a small child in a goat-drawn cart. (Unknown).

Arphila 75


French postage stamp from the Exposition Philatelique Internationale. Paris (1975)

Psychic Terrorism


Cover of 'Vague' #16/17, featuring still from 'if...'. Radical magazine edited by Tom Vague. London (1982)

Soviet Toy


Printed cardboard box for soviet-era wind-up toy. Moscow (1989)

Freedom Fighters


Sleeve for "Freedom Fighters" 7" Single by dalek i on Vertigo records. Sleeve designed by Ian Wright (1979).

The Trickster


The joker from an early deck of Piatnik plasti-smooth playing cards. Vienna, Austria (circa:1950).