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Title
Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows : Pallenberg's wonder bears
Creator
Erie Litho. & Ptg. Co., printer
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 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.
Type
image
Extent
1 lithograph : color printed ; overall 77.79 x 107 cm (30 5/8 x 42 1/8 in.)
Identifier
priJLC_ENT_000044
385955
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16003coll4/id/2023
Language
English
Subject
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)
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_001314

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