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Photograph by Richard Heeps. A kitsch Ladies' toilet sign. The sign has the word Ladies alongside an outline of 1950s woman. The sign sits in a wooden frame against a pink tiled wall.
Mounted photograph by Richard Heeps. A kitsch Ladies' toilet sign. The sign has the word Ladies alongside an outline of 1950s woman. The sign sits in a wooden frame against a pink tiled wall.
White framed photograph by Richard Heeps. A kitsch Ladies' toilet sign. The sign has the word Ladies alongside an outline of 1950s woman. The sign sits in a wooden frame against a pink tiled wall.
Black framed photograph by Richard Heeps. A kitsch Ladies' toilet sign. The sign has the word Ladies alongside an outline of 1950s woman. The sign sits in a wooden frame against a pink tiled wall.
Black framed photograph by Richard Heeps. A kitsch Ladies' toilet sign. The sign has the word Ladies alongside an outline of 1950s woman. The sign sits in a wooden frame against a pink tiled wall.
Black framed photograph by Richard Heeps. A kitsch Ladies' toilet sign. The sign has the word Ladies alongside an outline of 1950s woman. The sign sits in a wooden frame against a pink tiled wall.
2 white framed photographs by Richard Heeps. Two kitsch toilet signs. Both photographs have a sign one with the word Ladies and one with Men which sits alongside an outline of 1950s woman and man respectively. The signs sit in a wooden frame against a pink tiled wall.
An in situ photograph by Richard Heeps. The photograph is situated on the wall behind a sofa. The photograph is of a kitsch Ladies' toilet sign. The sign has the word Ladies alongside an outline of 1950s woman. The sign sits in a wooden frame against a pink tiled wall.

Ladies, Wildwoods, New Jersey, 2013

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Ladies, photograph by Richard Heeps from his Jersey Shore series. Taken in Wildwood, the historic Doo-Wop Town of New Jersey, this kitsch signage is perfect Pop Art and is typical of Richard's style of capturing vintage Americana.

This artwork is a limited edition gloss photographic print, presented in a museum board white window mount and a choice of black or white box frame made professionally in the UK, framed prints are dry-mounted to aluminium. It is signed and numbered on reverse accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. 

Sizes refer to image size, framing will increase the final size.

Sizes may vary slightly from image to image as we make each composition from the negative individually, either showing Richard's signature ragged edge (white border) as he prints full frame or showing the film rebate (black border) often showing the film make. Where the image size varies we adjust the window mount in order to maintain a frame size so like for like sizes can hang together.

 

Artwork Description 

Richard makes the c-type prints from negative in his own analogue colour darkroom in Cambridge. His paper of choice is Kodak Professional Endura Premier Gloss. When Richard has chosen to evolve the artwork, we work with Streamline Colour Lab. In our studio the print is dry-mounted to dibond which ensures a very flat image surface in both the short and long term. The prints are matted (window mounted) using a museum quality 100% cotton rag board especially manufactured to be compatible with the C-type archival Kodak photographic paper Richard uses. Richard does all mounting himself, using his precision engineering background to create the finished artwork. Eleanor fits the artworks to the frames. Traditionally photographic prints are signed and numbered on the back, accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. They can be signed on the front of the mount by request. If you would like us to make a larger artwork that is possible, the sizes listed are the largest we can make in our darkroom but we can go larger with our printing partners so please get in touch to discuss it.

 

Framing Description

Our frames are hand-made in the UK by Menor Photographic Fine Art Printing & Framing Specialists in Hertfordshire. We offer a choice of black or white wooden box frames which have depth to suit the size of the picture, the artwork set back from the glass. Our black frames are made from matt ebony stained obeche, in which you can see the detail of the wood grain whereas our white frames are made from beech and the wood grain is not visible. The wood is sustainably forested for both variations of frame. Artglass AR 70™ is a premium anti-reflective glass used by the finest museums around the world. If you would like to present you artwork in another way, we offer the choice to buy an unframed print only and can advise you on other options or recommend reputable companies to carry out the work.