2010.54.2972

Queen of Hearts Ball
1979
28.00 in HIGH x 20.00 in WIDE
(71.12 cm HIGH x 50.80 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.
2010.54.2972

Lower left corner has a smal logo and the text: "Portal Publications, LTD. - (c) 1979 - David Lance Goines". Lower right corner has: "DG071 Litho In U.S.A.". Lower left corner of drawing has: "David / Lance / Goines / 1977".

Poster has a large stylized drawing of the queen of hearts from a deck of playing card. The bottom edge of the playing card has the text: "Presented By COYOTE & Margo St. James - At The Galleria - 101 Kansas St. S.F. / To Celebrate April Fools' Day, Friday April First, 8:30 PM Until 2AM - $10.00 Per Person / Fantasy Costume Requested - Costume 'Runway' Fashion Show - Palatial Prizes / Three Bands - - - Obeah (Reggae) - The John Girton Band With Maryann Price / - - - - - - - - - - - R. Crumb & The Cheap Suit Serenaders - - - - - - - - - - - / - Advance Ticket Sales Only. Get Your Tickets Early. Only 1,500 Will Be Sold - / Dial: T-E-L-E-T-I-X (Bass) Or Call Coyote (415) 957-1610 For Further Information - ". The same text is mirrored at the top edge of the poster. Goines #63 poster. The dance was sponsored by COYOTE (Cast Off Your Old Tired Ethics), a sex-workers organizing project. [LMC]
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