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Catalog Number 1971.114.003
Object Name Poster
Title Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey
Scope & Content One advertisement poster for "Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey" circus which was described as "The World's Biggest Menagerie" and "The Greatest Show on Earth." The large multicolor poster shows a drawing of many different animals inside a circus tent. The name of the artist, "Bill Bailey," is shown in the lower left corner of the drawing. The show took place at the University of Detroit Stadium with the "Final Performance, Sunday Night, Aug. 20, [1944]."
Date 1944
People Bailey, Bill
Extent of Description 41.75" x 32"
Collection Events
Search Terms Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus
Circuses
University of Detroit