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Catalog Number 1971.114.055
Object Name Poster
Scope & Content Color poster for the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus, November 13-17, 1963, at Cobo Arena. The top of the poster features a print of a photograph of a clown set against a blue background, with the name of the circus at the top right and text reading "See you at The Greatest Show on Earth" along the bottom of the image. The name at the bottom left of the image reads "Maxwell Frederic Coplan." Underneath the image is text against a white background reading as follows:

"Cobo Arena
Nov 14 thru Nov 17 5 Days & Nights Nightly 8 PM (Exc. Sun) 6:30 PM
Matinees: Wed-Thurs-Fri 4 PM * Sat & Sun 2:30 PM

All Seats Reserved: $1.75, 2.50, 3.25, 4.00
Children (under 12) $1.00 Off Each Ticket Wed-Thurs-Fri Matinees and Sunday 6:30 Performance

On Sale: Cobo Arena - Marwil Bookstore, Northland Center & all Sears Stores"

Text inset in a box on the lower left reads "Tickets Now on Sale At Box Office Prices at Sears Customer Convenience Center Use Your Sears Charge Plate"

Text along the bottom right border of the poster reads "Murray Poster Printing Co., Inc., 221 W. 64 St., N.Y.C."

Date 1963
Extent of Description 14" x 23"

Collection Events
Search Terms Circus
Ringling Bros
Barnum & Bailey
Cobo Arena
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