Poster, colour offset, 'Sydney Gay Mardi Gras 1987', paper, designed by Michael Fenaughty, Sydney, Australia, 1986-1987.
Colour offset printed poster on white glossy paper advertising the Sydney Gay Mardi Gras of 1987, Festival February 6 - March 1 and Parade and Party Feb 21. Colours are navy blue ground with yellow and red predominantly and some green. The title 'SYDNEY GAY MARDI GRAS' is in top right corner and the opera house motif is to its left. The centre of the design consists of a 'reinterpreted' Australian coat of arms (two yellow kangaroos in this case - two smaller red emus are below them) surrounded by a fractured red 'map' of Australia. Surrounding this central motif are other Australiana motifs including a cookatoo proclaiming the date '1987!', a kookaburra, boomerang and a waratah. Border rims design and printed below is 'FESTIVAL: FEB 6 - MAR 1/ PARADE AND PARTY: FEB 21'.
Signed in b.l.h.c. 'FEN'.