Hibiscus (George Harris III)
Scrapbook (detail), 1966-68
Mixed media scrapbook, 8 x 10 in (closed)
Below are selected pages from a scrapbook created by Cockettes founder Hibiscus (George Harris III) between 1966-1968. According to Ann Harris, the scrapbook was a compilation of notes, scores and studies for his performances, and many of the pages list which performance they relate to.
Hibiscus died of AIDS on May 6, 1982. His scrapbook is one of the few remaining artifacts from his life.
All pages digitally photographed by Richard Peterson, 2011. Courtesy Ann Harris.