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Title
Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey
Creator
Bailey, Bill, artist
Chicago Show Printing Co., printer
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows, publisher
Contributor
Last, Jay T., donor
Date Created and/or Issued
1945
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Jay T. Last Collection of Graphic Arts and Social History
Rights Information
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Description
Image of a smiling whiteface clown tipping his hat; "The Greatest Show on Earth" globe logo at middle right; date sheet for a May 20, [1945], show at Madison Square Garden in New York City, pasted below image.
"Bill Bailey"--text, artist's signature, bottom left of image. "Copyrighted 1945, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows, Inc."--text, obscured date sheet, bottom left margin below image. "Chicago Show Printing Co. Litho. in U.S.A."--text, obscured by top of date sheet, bottom right margin below image. "Afternoon & Night / Madison / Square / Garden / Including Sundays / Now / Final Performance Sunday Night May 20"--text, date sheet.
Type
image
Extent
1 lithograph : color printed ; overall 75.57 x 71.44 cm (29 3/4 x 28 1/8 in.)
Identifier
priJLC_ENT_000071
385982
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16003coll4/id/2011
Language
English
Subject
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows
Advertising--Circus
Circus--United States
Clowns--Pictorial works
Madison Square Garden
Lithographs--Color--1925-1950. (gmgpc)
Circus posters--1940-1950. (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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