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Title
Cristiani Bros. World’s Largest Circus
Creator
Globe Poster Corp., printer
Contributor
Last, Jay T., donor
Date Created and/or Issued
1954
1955
1956
1957
1958
1959
1960
1961
1962
1963
1964
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 female circus performer standing on an elephant’s leg; date sheet for a September 27-28, [1959], show in Tucson, Arizona, pasted below image.
Probable date based on month and day in item text and circus history; the Cristiani Bros. Circus performed under that name from 1956 until 1961. "Tucson / Circus Ground / Sunday / Monday / Sept. / 27 /28"--text, bottom date sheet. "[Globe Poster Corp. Chicago, Ill. ?]"--text, bottom right margin, obscured by date sheet. "[Litho U.S.A]"--text, bottom left margin, obscured by date sheet.
Type
image
Extent
1 lithograph : color printed ; overall 91.76 x 53.34 cm (36 1/8 x 21 in.)
Identifier
priJLC_ENT_000163
387763
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16003coll4/id/2157
Language
English
Subject
Cristiani Bros. Circus
Advertising--Circus
Circus--United States
Circus animals--Pictorial works
Circus performers--Pictorial works
Elephants--Pictorial works
Women circus performers--Pictorial works
Cristiani Bros. Circus (1956-1960)
Lithographs--Color--1950-1975. (gmgpc)
Circus posters--1950-1960. (gmgpc)
Source
Jay T. Last Collection
Entertainment
Large Size
Circus
The Jay T. Last Collection of Graphic Arts and Social History, Huntington Digital Library

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