In this nice circus poster of the 1920s the artist has made a clever composite of the routines performed by these male lions. In actuality, the trainer would put these big cats through their paces one trick at a time; this avoids confusion and keeps each animal's attention riveted on the particular routine which he is responsible. Learn More
Beautiful girls, stunning wardrobe, magnificent horses, a charming trainer, a clown, ring curbs and props - all these put together in one scene result in an extremely attractive circus poster. From the Ringling Bros. Barnum Bailey circus in the 1920s. Learn More
Tiger acts have always been popular because of the enormous size of the animals and their startling beauty. The black leopard was added to the group for variety and perhaps for prestige. This old Ringling Bros Barnum & Bailey circus poster dates to the 1920s, when there were some 50 men and women trainers presenting big-cat acts on 14 circuses. Learn More
Photo shows view of armored Mail Truck driver with gun in his hand, looking at the armored Mail Truck with bullet holes in the windshield. Not sure but this may be a demonstration/training photo. Photo dates to 1921. Please note the photo shows streaks and other blemishes resulting from a natural deterioration in the original coatings of the glass negative. Learn More
The slogans '100 Clowns - Count 'Em - 100' and 'An Army of Clowns' as on this poster of the 1920's, were commonly used to emphasize an important facet of any circus performance. Hagenbeck-Wallace Trained Wild Animals Circus with a bunch of crazy circus clowns with mohawks, spiked hair, and every sort of clown you could imagine...pretty cool poster! Learn More
Photo shows an old steam engine train on the boardwalk during a beauty pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey(NJ). Photo dates to 1925 and has a lot of nice interest for train collectors, historical buffs, and artsy types. Learn More
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