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Title
Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey : the world's biggest menagerie
Creator
Bailey, Bill, artist
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows, publisher
Contributor
Last, Jay T., donor
Date Created and/or Issued
1944
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 large circus tent with spectators viewing a menagerie of zoo animals in caged circus wagons and behind fences in a central arena; caged animals include seals, lions, tigers, polar bears, monkeys, and a tapir; the fenced animals include giraffes, elephants, a rhinoceros, hippopotamuses, gorillas, ostriches, antelope, bison, zebras, deer, and camels; center cage is labeled "Mr. and Mrs. Gargantua the Great"'; "The Greatest Show on Earth" globe logo at bottom right.
"Bill Bailey"--text, artist's signature, bottom left corner of image. "Copyright 1944 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows Inc."--text, bottom left margin. "Litho. in U.S.A."--text, bottom right margin.
Type
image
Extent
1 lithograph : color printed ; overall 63.82 x 108.59 cm (25 1/8 x 42 3/4 in.)
Identifier
priJLC_ENT_000051
385962
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16003coll4/id/2030
Language
English
Subject
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows
Advertising--Circus
Circus--United States
Circus animals--Pictorial works
Menageries--Pictorial works
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (1919- )
Lithographs--Color--1925-1950. (gmgpc)
Circus posters--1940-1950. (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_000026 ; priJLC_ENT_000070

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