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Title
Al G. Kelly and Miller Bros. 2nd largest circus : largest, most varied and valuable collection of rare animals
Contributor
Last, Jay T., donor
Date Created and/or Issued
1940
1941
1942
1943
1944
1945
1946
1947
1948
1949
1950
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 circus menagerie with spectators viewing animals in caged circus wagons and fenced-in areas; animals include giraffes, a hippopotamus in a cage labeled "World's largest and only trained hippopotamus," a rhinoceros, zebras, lions, tigers, pears, polar bears, elephants, and camels; date sheet for a Tuesday, July 30, [1946], show in Lorain, Ohio, pasted below image.
Probable date approximated by cataloger based on circus history and calculated year of date sheet; the circus became America's "2nd largest" in 1945 (as referenced in "Miller Family Milestones" in The White Tops (September 2001, pages 62-63) "Free / Street / Parade / Al G. / Kelly-Miller / Bros. / Circus/ Lorain / 25th & Leauit Rd. / Auspices: Loraine Youth Center / Matinee / and / Night/ Tuesday July 30 / One Day Only"--text, bottom centered.
Type
image
Extent
1 woodcut : color printed ; overall 90.17 x 106.68 cm (35 1/2 x 42 in.)
Identifier
priJLC_ENT_000077
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16003coll4/id/2010
Language
English
Subject
Al G. Kelly & Miller Bros. Circus
Advertising--Circus
Circus--United States
Circus animals--Pictorial works
Menageries--Pictorial works
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
Relation
priJLC_ENT_000078

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