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Peter Fluck Working Drawings, c 1975-1983

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10275/2/1/1

Scope and Contents

A portfolio containing pencil and ink working drawings by Peter Fluck, along with one drawing by Roger Law, relating to plasticine model illustrations and ceramic ware produced by Luck & Flaw. These drawings feature caricatures of British and international politicians, members of the British royal family, and celebrities.

The following drawings are present:

1. Rough drawings of hands and feet; c 1975 (L&F/280 (a)-(b)).

2. A portrait of Prince Charles [afterwards King Charles III]; 1981 (L&F/281).

3. Portraits of Princess Diana; 1981 (L&F/282 (a)-(d)).

4. Portraits of British journalist, Nigel Dempster. These drawings were produced in relation to a set of posters for the publication, Private Eye, released in 1981 (L&F/283 (a)-(c)).

5. A portrait of British Conservative politician, Michael Heseltine; 1980 (L&F/284).

6. A portrait of British Conservative politician, Geoffrey Howe; 1979 (L&F/285).

7. Portraits of British comedian, Bernard Manning; 1982 (L&F/286 (a)-(d).

8. Portraits of American tennis player, John McEnroe; 1982 (L&F/287 (a)-(e)).

9. Sketches of the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, Leonid Brezhnev, depicted as a nuclear warhead. This image was used for a model illustration that featured on the cover of an issue of Sanity, the magazine of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament; 1981 (L&F/288 (a)-(b)).

10. A portrait of American President, Ronald Reagan; c 1975-1980 (L&F/289).

11. Portraits of British politician and academic, Shirley Williams; 1981 (L&F/290 (a)-(g)).

12. A drawing of a Russian bear; 1979 (L&F/291).

13. A portrait of British Conservative politician, Norman Tebbit; 1982 (L&F/292).

14. Portraits of British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher; 1979-1980 (L&F/293 (a)-(f)).

15. A portrait of British Labour politician, James Callaghan; 1979 (L&F/294).

16. A portrait of British journalist and broadcaster, Alan Whicker; 1982 (L&F/295).

17. Portraits of British businessman and the husband of Margaret Thatcher, Denis Thatcher. These drawings were produced in relation to the Private Eye poster series, released in 1981 (L&F/296 (a)-(e)).

18. Drawings for a Prince Charles ceramic mug/loving cup; 1981 (L&F/297 (a)-(b)).

19. A set of drawings containing ideas for ceramic eggcups; 1983 (L&F/298 (a)-(d)).

20. A drawing for a ceramic mug with the face of British politician, Roy Jenkins; 1983. This sketch was done by Law (L&F/299).

21. Drawings for a 'Lord Gnome' toby jug, produced for Private Eye; 1982 (L&F/300 (a)-(c)).

22. A drawing for a ceramic mug with the face of French President, François Mitterrand; 1982. This mug was never produced (L&F/301).

23. A portrait of British broadcaster, Robin Day; c late 1970s-c early 1980s (L&F/302).

24. Portraits of British Prime Minister, Edward 'Ted' Heath; c late 1970s-c early 1980s (L&F/303 (a)-(d)).

25. A portrait of British Conservative politician, Norman Fowler; c late 1970s-c early 1980s (L&F/304).

26. A portrait of British Conservative politician, Peter Walker; not dated (L&F/305).

27. A portrait of British Conservative politician, William 'Willie' Whitelaw; 1979 (L&F/311).

28. A portrait of an unidentified woman; not dated (L&F/312).

Dates

  • Creation: c 1975-1983

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright - held by Peter Fluck and Roger Law.

Extent

1 file(s) (An art portfolio (non conservation-grade).) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Separated Materials

Photographic material holding images of the final model versions of these drawings are found in the series, MS Add.10275/2/3. Their published versions are found in the series, MS Add.10275/2/2. Ceramic versions of some of the drawings are held in the series, MS Add.10275/2/4.

Portfolio

515mm x 656mm

Subject

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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Cambridge University Library
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