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Title
John Robinson's Circus : the capture of Victor largest hippopotamus in captivity performing daily on the hippodrome track
Creator
Erie Litho. & Ptg. Co., printer
Contributor
Last, Jay T., donor
Date Created and/or Issued
1924
1925
1926
1927
1928
1929
1930
1931
1932
1933
1934
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 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.
Type
image
Extent
1 lithograph : color printed ; overall 52.23 x 68.74 cm (20 9/16 x 27 1/16 in.)
Identifier
priJLC_ENT_001311
418265
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16003coll4/id/2174
Language
English
Subject
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)
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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