Big Brother and the Holding Company Handbill
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Big Brother and the Holding Company Handbill

  • 1st Printing A $494 $494 $0
  • 1st Printing B $242 $242 $0
ARTIST:
DATE:
  • Oct 7, 1966 - Oct 8, 1966
VENUE:
SIZE:
  • 8 1/2" x 11"
Print Variations

There are six acknowledged versions of the handbill, all printed prior to the concert. Each variant measures 8 1/2" x 11".

1st printing A is the most commonly found version and displays green hair and a black border.

1st printing B presents green hair and a medium blue border.

1st printing C presents gold hair and a medium blue border.

1st printing D presents gold hair and a dark blue border.

1st printing E presents gold hair and a black border.

1st printing F presents hair that's a mixture of green and gold ink with a blue border.

About Stanley Mouse

Born in Detroit, Stanley Miller became known as "Mouse" after illustrating countless notebooks with his signature rodent sketch. Miller found an outlet for his creativity in pin-striping cars and airbrushing hot rod designs on posters and T-shirts. Mouse migrated to San Francisco in 1964, where he first met the artists associated with Family Dog, the organization producing dance concerts at the Avalon Ballroom. With collaborator Alton Kelley, Mouse experimented broadly with composition, lettering and imagery: Kelley came up with the ideas and Mouse executed the designs. Mouse and Kelley helped to establish the psychedelic style of expression under the name Mouse Studios.