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Title
Robbins Bros. Circus : two railroad trains of double length cars jammed with wonders from all parts of the world
Contributor
Last, Jay T., donor
Date Created and/or Issued
1933
1934
1935
1936
1937
1938
1939
1940
1941
1942
1943
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 circus animals including elephants, zebras, horses, llamas, and camels being unloaded from rows of circus trains; the rear of one car is labeled "Robbins Bros. Circus."
Probable date based on circus history; proprietors Jess Adkins and Zack Terrell operated a railroad circus titled the "Robbins Bros. Circus" name for a railroad show in 1938. "Litho. in U.S.A."--text, bottom left margin.
Type
image
Extent
1 photomechanical : color printed ; overall 69.53 x 102.24 cm (27 3/8 x 40 1/4 in.)
Identifier
priJLC_ENT_000134
387790
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16003coll4/id/2122
Language
English
Subject
Robbins Bros. Circus (1938)
Advertising--Circus
Circus--United States
Circus animals--Pictorial works
Circus trains--Pictorial works
Railroad cars--Pictorial works
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

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