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Image of four African tribesmen with spears in a canoe approaching a large hippopotamus with a gaping mouth and two smaller hippopotamuses in a lake with trees and the shoreline in the background. Probable date approximated by cataloger based on reference to "Victor the largest hippopotamus in captivity" as a feature in the John Robinson's Circus in the August 25, 1929, issue of the Atlanta Constitution, page B3. "Lithographed in U.S.A."--text, bottom left margin. "Erie Litho & Ptg. Co., Erie, PA.--10784-1-B"--text, bottom right margin. "1929"--text, handwritten in pen, bottom right margin.
1 lithograph : color printed ; overall 52.23 x 68.74 cm (20 9/16 x 27 1/16 in.)
John Robinson's Circus Advertising--Circus Africans--Pictorial works Animals--Pictorial works Circus--United States Circus animals--Pictorial works Ethnic costume--Pictorial works Hippopotamus--Pictorial works Lithographs--Color--1925-1950. (gmgpc) Circus posters--1920-1930. (gmgpc)
Jay T. Last Collection Entertainment Large Size Circus The Jay T. Last Collection of Graphic Arts and Social History, Huntington Digital Library