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Title
Ringling Bros Barnum & Bailey
Creator
Wood, Lawson, 1878-1957, artist
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows, publisher
Contributor
Last, Jay T., donor
Date Created and/or Issued
1938
1939
1940
1941
1942
1943
1944
1945
1946
1947
1948
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 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.
Type
image
Extent
1 photomechanical : color printed ; overall 71.76 x 106.68 cm (28 1/4 x 42 in.)
Identifier
priJLC_ENT_000052
385963
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16003coll4/id/2031
Language
English
Subject
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)
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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