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Vincent Trasov, John Mitchell, and Keith Donovan (photographer), "Mr. Peanut Mayoral Campaign: Peanut Party Platform," 1974 (M/T 048.17). Photo: Rachel Topham Photography.
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Mr. Peanut Mayoral Campaign: Peanut Party Platform

Artists/Creators
Vincent Trasov (Artist)
John Mitchell (Artist)
Keith Donovan (Photographer)
Date
1974
ID #
M/T 048.17
Level of Description
Item

Object Description

Item is the Peanut Party Platform for Mr. Peanut's Mayoral Campaign of 1974. The platform is written as an acrostic composition using Letraset letters overlaid on a photograph of a gloved hand marking a document. The acrostic spells "PEANUT" with the words "Performance", "Elegance", "Art", "Nonsense", "Uniqueness", and "Talent". The verso is marked "p.21", "reduce to 3 1/4 x 4" and "43%" for printing.

Physical Description

Physical Extent
1 collage : photograph and Letraset ; 20.3 x 25.2 cm
Material Type
Graphic material, Textual record

History

Collection
Morris/Trasov Archive
Credit Line
Purchased with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Assistance program and the Morris and Helen Belkin Foundation
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