Image of a male animal trainer with ten bears performing various acts including roller skating, bicycling, playing musical instruments, stilt walking, tightrope walking, and dancing under a circus tent. Probable date approximated by cataloger based on similar print job numbers found on other Erie Litho. circus posters in collection (see priJLC 000046 and priJLC 000076) "Litho. in U.S.A."--text, bottom left margin. "Erie Lithographic Co. Erie, Pa. 41-901-5"--text, bottom right margin. "Bruins that dance, skate, walk tight ropes and ride bicycles like humans"--text, bottom center of image.
1 lithograph : color printed ; overall 77.79 x 107 cm (30 5/8 x 42 1/8 in.)
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows Advertising--Circus Animal trainers--Pictorial works Bears--Pictorial works Circus--United States Circus animals--Pictorial works Lithographs--Color--1925-1950. (gmgpc) Circus posters--1930-1940. (gmgpc)
Jay T. Last Collection Entertainment Large Size Circus The Jay T. Last Collection of Graphic Arts and Social History, Huntington Digital Library