Image of monkeys waiting in line to pay admission to an elephant before entering a circus, with a one-monkey band playing on a pedestal and a pig dressed as a clown poking its head out of the tent; with two signs labeled "Way in" and "Admission 2 Nuts." Probable date based on copy of image in the collection of the Library of Congress with bottom right margin text that reads "Copyright 1943 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows Inc." "Lawson / Wood"--text, lower left, artists signature in print. "Litho. in U.S.A."--text, bottom left margin. "Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows Inc."--text, bottom right margin.
1 photomechanical : color printed ; overall 71.76 x 106.68 cm (28 1/4 x 42 in.)
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows Advertising--Circus Circus--United States Circus animals--Pictorial works Monkeys--Pictorial works Lithographs--Color--1925-1950. (gmgpc) Circus posters--1940-1950. (gmgpc)
Jay T. Last Collection Entertainment Large Size Circus The Jay T. Last Collection of Graphic Arts and Social History, Huntington Digital Library