Richard C (Craven / Canard).
Poem by Richard C.
Thomasville: Self Published, 1973 (?).
Envelope with collage.
4 3/16" x 9 1/16".
Envelope with one torn side
and neat masking tape on the other.
Light soiling and edge wear.
Postal markings, a stamp and hand-written addresses.
Original Mail Art Envelope and collage
made by Richard C
and mailed to fellow mail (and Fluxus) artist Ken Friedman.
Envelope has "Poem by Richard C" rubber-stamped
on verso above a pasted picture of Mick and Bianca Jagger with
pasted text about Mr. & Mrs. Lennon.
Enclosed is a twice-folded piece of paper
with a picture of Yoko Ono
and John Lennon on one side.
"Poem by Richard C" is rubber-stamped between them and
towards bottom is a pasted caption
"Rolling Stone Mick Jagger and wife, Bianca."
A joke about the interchangeability of then contemporary rock stars?
From the collection of Fluxus collector Tjeerd Deelstra.