Coronation Program Calligraphy Ad

Title

Coronation Program Calligraphy Ad

Subject

Coronation
Imperial Court of Nebraska

Description

Photograph of a framed calligraphy ad commissioned by Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen. Created for the ICON coronation VI program. Calligraphy by Jonathan Schneider. Item has a white base with black calligraphy, a pink matte, and a gold frame. There is a small, red “25” label in the bottom left hand corner that remains from a Gay Pride Art exhibit where the calligraphy was exhibited. Ad reads “Congratulations Emperor & Empress V on your roaring year! & CHEERS to the new monarch - from Grand Duke Pat & Grand Czar Terry“ Invoking the theme of coronation VI Roaring Twenties. (The New Voice of Nebraska, 1986, Vol. 3, No. 4, Page 3 : http://queeromahaarchives.omeka.net/items/show/1586) The calligraphy work was removed from the frame after it was photographed. The calligraphy is now boxed with the Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen Papers along with other ICON coronation information.

Date

circa 1987

Creator

Imperial Court of Nebraska

Source

Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen Papers, Archives & Special Collections, Criss Library, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Publisher

Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library

Relation

Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen Papers finding aid at: https://archives.nebraska.edu/repositories/4/resources/558

Files

IMG_8388.JPG
IMG_8389.JPG

Citation

Imperial Court of Nebraska , “Coronation Program Calligraphy Ad,” Queer Omaha Archives | UNO Libraries, accessed August 7, 2022, https://queeromahaarchives.omeka.net/items/show/31.

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