The San Francisco Mime Troupe the First Fourty Years
20th century
18.00 in HIGH x 12.00 in WIDE
(45.72 cm HIGH x 30.48 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Lower right corner of drawing has: "SPAIN '99". Right edge bottom has a small recycled logo and an Allied Printing union label with :"147 inkworks".

The top edge of the poster has a black background and the text: "The San Francisco / Mime Troupe / The First / 40 / Years" with two red and black star logos. The body of the poster has a large colorful, stylized drawing. At the top of the drawing there is a large purple winged creature in the air, it has a snake wrapped around one arm and is holding a large sack that is printed with the text: "Engagement / Commitment / Fresh Air". Falling out of the sack and beginning to walk across the foreground of the poster are a number of figures, characters in many different costumes. The most prominent figure, at left is a man dressed as a comic book super hero in yellow tights, red shorts, a yellow shirt, and a red cape. The left, right, and bottom edges of the drawing are bounded by a stylized drawing of grass. The bottom edge of the drawing has the text: "An uncensored history of the 20th century: / Scenes and songs from the Mime Troupe's most celebrated shows / Monday, December 6, Palace of Fine Arts Theater, 8 pm". The bottom edge of the poster has the text: "Tickets at City lights and Modern Times Bookstores, San Francisco and Cody's Books, Berkeley - Info: SFMT at 415/285-1717 or sfmt.org".
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