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Catalog Number 1971.114.048
Object Name Poster
Scope & Content Color poster for the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows at the Grand River Avenue Show Grounds, Monday July 17 and Tuesday July 18, 1922. Text along the top of the poster reads "Detroit - 2 Days Mon. July 17 Tues. July 18 Grand River Avenue Show Grounds." The center and bottom portions of the poster feature an illustration depicting seven lions and two lion tamers performing a variety of acts inside a steel arena, with text at the top of the image reading "Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows" and text at the bottom of the image reading "Four Big Steel Arenas in which are Presented Marvel Acts by Ferocious Jungle Animals"

Text along the bottom right border of the image reads "(c) The Strobridge Litho. Co. Cincinnati & New York."


Date 1922
Extent of Description 14" x 22"




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Search Terms Circus
Ringling Bros
Barnum & Bailey
Grand River Avenue Show Grounds
Strobridge Litho Co.
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