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The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and the head of Fred Nile [on a plate of fruit], Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, 1989 [picture] / William Yang
Bib ID 3097644
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Yang, William, 1943-
 
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Description 1989 
1 photograph : cibachrome ; 27.1 x 40.5 cm. 
Summary

"In 1985, a time which conicided with intense demonisation of the gay community, the outbreak of the AIDS epidemic, mass hysteria about AIDS and the 'Grim Reaper' ads on television, Fred Nile almost succeeded in getting the Mardi Gras banned. This float is the community's revenge on Fred Nile." -- William Yang.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on caption.

Condition: Good.

Photograph signed by artist.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-136862227

Subjects Nile, Fred, 1934- -- Humor.  |  Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras -- Photographs.  |  Parade floats -- Design -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Photographs.  |  AIDS (Disease) -- Political aspects -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Photographs.  |  AIDS (Disease) -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Public opinion -- Photographs.  |  Parades -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Photographs.
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