Old vintage map shows view of Chicago downtown and lakefront as it looked at the turn of the 20th century. Nice illustration of old steam ships on the lake and buildings in the city. This old map dates to 1872. Learn More
All big circuses in the first half of the 20th century carried a large menagerie of wild animals. This was a popular and highly educational feature. The attractive montage on this Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Baily circus poster of the 1920's indicates the vast and varied collection of animals that would be on display. Learn More
This vintage advertising poster shows an illustration of a woman standing on the world and holding a bottle of wine. Caption: La Chablisienne, ses Chablis authentiques. Poster has no date so I could only assume that it dates to the 1920s or 30s. Learn More
Gargantua was the most heavily billed and promoted circus attraction since Barnum's elephant Jumbo in the early 1880s. From 1938, the date of this Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus poster, through 1948, Gargantua traveled from one end of the United States to the other in a huge air-conditioned cage. Learn More
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