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Title
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus : Capt. Robert McPhearson and his group of forest-bred, trained, royal Bengal tigers
Creator
Erie Litho. & Ptg. Co., printer
Contributor
Last, Jay T., donor
Date Created and/or Issued
1918
1919
1920
1921
1922
1923
1924
1925
1926
1927
1928
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 animal trainer Robert McPherson in the ring with twelve Bengal tigers standing on platforms, jumping through hoops of fire, and balancing on balls.
Probable date supplied by cataloger based on reference to image in "Wild Animal Trainer Lithos" by Fred D. Pfening, Jr. in Bandwagon (May-June 1972) pages 33-4: "Bobby McPhearson was featured in a poster printed by Erie Litho for the 1923 season." "Erie / Litho. Co. / Erie, Pa. U.S.A. / 7934 B"--text, bottom right corner.
Type
image
Extent
1 lithograph : color printed ; overall 68.9 x 104.78 cm (27 1/8 x 41 1/4 in.)
Identifier
priJLC_ENT_000113
387757
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16003coll4/id/2106
Language
English
Subject
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
McPhearson, Robert (Animal trainer)--Pictorial works
Advertising--Circus
Animal trainers--Pictorial works
Circus--United States
Circus animals--Pictorial works
Tiger--Pictorial works
Lithographs--Color--1925-1950. (gmgpc)
Circus posters--1920-1930. (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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