Seven scenes of beautiful horses and handsomely attired performers, neatly put together on one 1906 poster by the Strobridge artists, tell the whole story at a glance. Part of the Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show on Earth. Learn More
Although the nursery-rhyme floats are the center of interest in this Sells Bros. 3 Ring Circus poster of 1893, the artists also included a broadside view of the main tent. This added feature immediately indicates that this circus is a big one. Learn More
Poster depicting a sword swallowing performance act. TITLE: The great Victorina Troupe originators and presenters of the most marvelous sword swallowing act on earth. Poster dates to early 1900s.Created by "The Donaldson Litho. Co., Newport, Ky."See Kar-mi" pasted over Victorina on top of poster; Victorina also performed as the magician, Kar-mi."Shoots a gun barrel while it is down his throat; swallows an electric light; the $10,000.00 novelty act; the limit of the marvelous. Learn More
On this Barnum & Bailey circus poster, the press agents of 1905 called this thrill act 'a fearful frolic with fate'. Indeed, all acts of this type - whether the performers operated somersaulting autos, rode hurtling bicycles over enormous gaps, or were catapulted from a huge crossbow or shot out of a cannon - were truly daring and dangerous. Learn More
Circus poster Men in military uniforms standing while bareback riding on horses (as many as three horses per rider) racing around a track and jumping hurdles. TITLE: Die Barnum & Bailey groesste schaustellung der welt Der welt gr?sstes, grossartigstes, bestes amusements-institut. Original circus poster dates to 1900. Great vintage circus poster available in a number of sizes. Learn More
Although the daily street parade was in itself an advertisement that let the townspeople know for sure that it was circus day, the big shows used posters that advertised the advertisement! This Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show on Earth circus poster is from 1912. Learn More
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