Mail Art. The image refers to the legend of St George who slew the dragon to save the princess, here as Marianne (the French symbol of national liberation), surrounded by stamps of Jurassic Park dinosaurs; collage with a drawing for the body of the princess.
L'Union fait la force ou commend, en eliminant St. George, les dragons de Jurassic Park ont garder la Vache qui Rit [Unity makes strength or 'commend', by eliminating St. George, Jurassic Park's dragons have keep the cow laughing]
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- ReferenceGB 102 MS 381333/04
- Dates of Creation1994
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 item
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Digital version available online at SOAS Digital Collections
Scope and Content
Collection currently on display in the Brunei Gallery, SOAS, until 23rd March 2019.
The donation was made to SOAS Library in June 2018 by Elsbeth Court, an academic who teaches African Art on the IFCELS course at SOAS, with the support and agreement of the artist Hassan Musa.
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
brown paper envelope 16cm x 23cm
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright in the artwork of Hassan Musa assigned to SOAS by the artist, 2018. Copyrights persist in other images and texts. The user is advised to investigate copyrights before making any re-use of this material.