The Byrds Postcard
The Byrds Postcard
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The Byrds Postcard

  • 1st Printing $58 $58 $0
  • 1st Printing $58 $58 $0
LIGHT SHOW:
Item Number:
  • BG096-PC
ARTIST:
DATE:
  • Dec 7, 1967 - Dec 9, 1967
VENUE:
SIZE:
  • 4 1/2" x 6 15/16"

Flower-power and mythology were interwoven to hide an aviary in MacLean's predominantly red-white-and-blue, water-color effect poster announcing the Byrds, Electric Flag and powerhouse B.B. King.

Print Variations

The postcard was only printed once before the concert. It measures 4 1/2" x 6 15/16".

There were also some pre-concert double-sized mailers printed that were conjoined with the BG095 image (see BG095/096). They measure 4 1/2" x 14".

About Bonnie MacLean

During the early days of the Fillmore, MacLean was the most "present" member of the staff. She collected tickets, passed out handbills, blew up balloons and counted money for Fillmore productions. Impressed with her lettering skill on the upcoming attractions chalkboards, Bill Graham surprised her with an easel and art supplies for Christmas, 1967, and MacLean's poster artist career was launched. Untrained in graphic arts, MacLean's early style evolved into ornate, Medieval-Gothic designs. Faces in her posters wore trance-like stares, steady and serene, and evoke the detached spirituality of the sixties.