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Magazine - Surfer Magazine Vol.3 No. 3 1962

From the Collection of Australian National Surfing Museum 77 Beach Road Surf City Plaza Surfcoast Highway Torquay Victoria

Description
Colour cover featuring cartoon of a surfer by Rick Griffin. Inside magazine 52 pages of black and white text and photographs.
Size
H27.5cm x W21.25cm
Object Registration
2011.50171
Keywords
cartoon, surfing, music, hawaii, new zealand, midget farrelly, rick griffin, john severson, murphy
Historical information
The first SURFER magzazine to feature Murphy a cartoon creation by Rick Griffin on the cover.
When Made
July 1962
Made By
John Seversen (Editor )
Significance
SURFER was one of the first international surfing magzines. Created by John Severson the magazine is still in print today. The cartoon on the cover is drawn by Californian artist Rick Griffin who during the sixties and seventies was one of the most influential artists in the world of surfing and later music. This issue was also one of the first international surf magazines to feature images of Midget Farrelly surfing Hawaii and the first pictorial on New Zealand.
Inscriptions & Markings
Surfer logo on the cover
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:08AM