Grateful Dead Postcard
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Grateful Dead Postcard

  • 1st Printing $194 $194 $0
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DATE:
  • Jun 5, 1969 - Jun 15, 1969
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SIZE:
  • 7" x 9 1/4"
Print Variations

This double-sized mailer was printed once before the concert. It conjoins the images from BG176 and BG177, and the back side displays a calendar of upcoming Bill Graham events. It measures 7" x 9 1/4".

About Randy Tuten

Randy Tuten is the only poster artist whose work spans five decades of design for The Fillmore. The 23 year-old San Francisco native was hired by Bill Graham in January, 1969, and their mutual taste for traditional, readable design style led to a long-lasting work relationship. Although influenced by the compositions of "Fillmore Five" artists Mouse, Kelley and Griffin, Tuten avoided "... Heavy meaning in my posters." Tuten's style reflected his skill as a draftsman, and his designs evolved into an eclectic mix of graphic imagery, lettering and photographs.