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Catalog Number 1971.114.052
Object Name Poster
Scope & Content Color poster for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Combined Circus at the Fair Grounds in Detroit, Sunday July 16, 1933. The name of the circus is featured at the top of the poster. The center of the poster features an illustration of seven woman with the caption "Presenting The Most Startling Discovery of the Century Giraffe-Neck Women from Burma," with text inset in a box reading "Positively Presented in Main Performances of Big Show." Text on the bottom portion of the poster reads as follows:

"Fair Grounds Detroit Sunday July 16
Two Complete Performances Daily at 2 & 8 P.M. - - Doors Open at 1 & 7 P.M.

1000 New World-Wide Features
In Celebration of Ringling Bros. Golden Jubilee"

Text along the bottom border of the poster at the left corner reads "Made in U.S.A" and text along the bottom of the poster at the right corner reads "Tooker Litho. Co. N.Y."
Date 1933
Extent of Description 14" x 22"

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Search Terms Circus
Ringling Bros
Barnum & Bailey
Fair Grounds
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