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Title
Cole Bros. Circus
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 elephants performing in circus rings, with elephants forming a pyramid led by an animal trainer in the foreground and elephants walking on their hind legs in background; "Cole Bros. Circus" panel pasted over "Robbins Bros. Circus" title; 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. "Ken /Maynard's / Wild West / New London / Tuesday / June 18 / Daily / 2 and 8 / P.M."--text, bottom centered.
Type
image
Extent
1 lithograph : color printed ; overall 87.95 x 104.78 cm (34 5/8 x 41 1/4 in.)
Identifier
priJLC_ENT_000094
387726
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16003coll4/id/2092
Language
English
Subject
Cole Bros. Circus
Maynard, Ken, 1895-1973
Advertising--Circus
Circus--United States
Circus animals--Pictorial works
Elephants--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 ; priJLC_ENT_000098 ; priJLC_ENT_000099

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