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Title
Cole Bros. Circus : largest menagerie on Earth
Creator
Erie Litho. & Ptg. Co., printer
Contributor
Last, Jay T., donor
Date Created and/or Issued
1930
1931
1932
1933
1934
1935
1936
1937
1938
1939
1940
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Jay T. Last Collection of Graphic Arts and Social History
Rights Information
For information on using Huntington Library materials, please see Reproductions of Huntington Library Holdings: https://www.huntington.org/library-rights-permissions
Description
Image of a circus menagerie with spectators viewing fenced and caged zoo animals including elephants, hippopotamus, polar bears, ostriches, seals, and zebras; "World Toured" globe logo at bottom right corner; "Cole Bros. Circus" panel pasted over another name printed on poster, presumably the Robbin Bros. Circus; date sheet for a June 18, [1936], show promoting "Ken Maynard's Wild West" in New London, Connecticut, pasted below image.
Probable date based on circus history and month and day on date sheet; the name Cole Bros. Circus was used for shows beginning in 1935 after a break of five years and Ken Maynard's Wild West Show operated with circus from 1935 to 1938; printer's name obscured by date sheet. "Ken /Maynard's / Wild West / New London / Tuesday / June 18 / Daily / 2 and 8 / P.M."--text, bottom centered.
Type
image
Extent
1 photomechanical : color printed ; overall 87.95 x 104.78 cm (34 5/8 x 41 1/4 in.)
Identifier
priJLC_ENT_000098
387725
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16003coll4/id/2081
Language
English
Subject
Cole Bros. Circus
Advertising--Circus
Circus--United States
Circus animals--Pictorial works
Menageries--Pictorial works
Ken Maynard's Wild West
Lithographs--Color--1925-1950. (gmgpc)
Circus posters--1930-1940. (gmgpc)
Source
Jay T. Last Collection
Entertainment
Large Size
Circus
The Jay T. Last Collection of Graphic Arts and Social History, Huntington Digital Library
Relation
priJLC_ENT_000093 ; priJLC_ENT_000094

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