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Cream wearing psychedelic costumes made by The Fool during a 1967 photography session.

Cream photographer Karl Ferris

Catalogue No: CR001KAFE Artist(s): Cream , Eric Clapton Location: UK Date: 1967 Era: 60's Music Artists Edition: Karl Ferris Editions Print type: C-Type Prints Paper type: C Type Fuji Gloss

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Cream photographed by Karl Ferris whilst wearing psychedelic costumes made by "The Fool" during a 1967 promo shoot. Karl was considered part of "The Fool" and did his liquid light shows with them in their famed studio at St. Stephens Gardens in London.


Karl Ferris recalled in an interview with It's Psychedelic Baby Magazine (2022), "I had first met Eric Clapton when he was with The Yardbirds and he’d said then he would find me some work – took two years but eventually we made it! He had started dating one of my models, Charlotte Martin, so we got back in touch and that’s when the Cream poster sessions came about. I brought Eric a preview copy of ‘Axis: Bold As Love’ which almost put him off playing for a while – he really took it hard – but we had a long talk about it when I saw him next and not long after that he started composing ‘Disraeli Gears’. So, it all came good. All those costumes and the painted instruments are by The Fool. Robert Stigwood, Cream’s then manager, had commissioned them directly".

This print is available in two sizes:
16x24" Edition of 50
24x30" Edition of 20
Prints are signed, numbered and come with a certificate of authenticity.

This print is on offer at a special 15% off introductory price. The 16x20" print is reduced from £1500 to £1275 and the 24x30" print is reduced from £2000 to £1700 (ex VAT).

Size Price



16x20" - 15% OFF £1,275.00
24x30" - 15% Off £1,700.00
Please note prices exclude VAT. All EU, USA and other non-UK countries will be charged the above prices at checkout. 20% VAT will be applied at checkout to UK purchases only.
  • Print type

    A traditional C-type print is a colour print made in a darkroom from a colour negative or transparency. It is produced on light sensitive paper using a chromogenic process. Before digital technology, these were the prints we all received from the pharmacies from our holiday films. C-type prints are archival and are still preferred by some photographers and collectors to digital art prints.

    Paper type

    Professional colour paper from the Fuji Crystal archive range with a gloss finish, which accentuates the colour to give a punchy, rich feel. This provides the image with more contrast, glossiness and a punchier colour feel.

    'A series' print paper sizes

    Our prints are available in a variety of sizes. Please see below for specific measurements for the 'A series' of paper sizes.

    A3 (11.7" x 16.5" inches) (29.7 cm x 42.0 cm)
    A2 (16.5" x 23.4" inches) (42.0 cm x 59.4 cm)
    A1 (23.4" x 33.1" inches) (59.4 cm x 84.1 cm)
    A0 (33.1" x 46.8" inches) (84.1 cm x 118.9 cm)

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