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Title
Cole Bros. Circus : blood sweating hippopotamus from the river Nile : world's largest traveling zoo
Creator
Erie Litho. & Ptg. Co., printer
Contributor
Last, Jay T., donor
Date Created and/or Issued
1932
1933
1934
1935
1936
1937
1938
1939
1940
1941
1942
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 hippopotamus in a cage with a gaping mouth; small vignettes of head-and-shoulder portraits of Cole Bros. owners Jess Adkins and Zack Terrell in the upper left corner.
Probable date based on month and day in item text and circus history; Adkins was an owner of the circus from 1935 until his death in 1940. "Springfield / Twice Daily 2 and 8 P.M. / Thursday / June 10"--text, top margin. "Litho. in U. S. A."--text, bottom right margin. "Erie Litho and Prtg. Co. No. 41-258-5-3"--text, bottom right corner.
Type
image
Extent
1 photomechanical : color printed ; overall 56.52 x 36.2 cm (22 1/4 x 14 1/4 in.)
Identifier
priJLC_ENT_000157
387783
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16003coll4/id/1759
Language
English
Subject
Cole Bros. Circus
Adkins, Jess H., 1886-1940--Portraits
Terrell, Zack, 1879-1954--Portraits
Advertising--Circus
Circus--United States
Circus animals--Pictorial works
Circus owners--Pictorial works
Hippopotamus--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

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