Prospectus, Bluebeard's Castle (AM150)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Prospectus, Bluebeard's Castle

Made in

Guildford

Date

c.1972

Description

Prospectus for Bluebeard's Castle, published by Circle Press, c.1972. This prospectus presents information about Bluebeard's Castle, a book edition containing 9 pop-up designs conceived and produced by Ronald King and verse written by Roy Fisher. The text, typeset by Walter Taylor in the form of butterfly wings, concerns the history of the Bluebeard story, in particular Bela Bartok's opera on which the visual theme of this book was based. The prospectus opens up to reveal a butterfly pop-up design which incorporates the text. Printed in black and red ink on white paper.

Object number

AM150
  • Prospectus, Bluebeard's Castle, Circle Press, c.1972, Crafts Council Collection: AM150. © Ronald King (Circle Press)

  • Prospectus, Bluebeard's Castle, Circle Press, c.1972, Crafts Council Collection: AM150. © Ronald King (Circle Press)

  • Prospectus, Bluebeard's Castle, Circle Press, c.1972, Crafts Council Collection: AM150. © Ronald King (Circle Press)