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Catalog Number 1971.114.054
Object Name Poster
Scope & Content Color poster for the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus, June 12-17, 1962 at Cobo Hall 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 Hall Arena
6 Days 11 Perfs. Tues June 12 thru Sun June 17
Twice Daily - Eves 8 PM - Except SUn 6:30 - Mats 2:30 (Except Tues June 12)
Balcony $2.50 - Reserved Seats $3.25 & 4.00 tax incl (No Additional Charge for Seating)
Mail Orders:
Cobo Arena, Detroit 26, Mich
Advance Sale: Cobo Arena Box Office
Marwil Books [piece missing] land & Eastland"

Text inset in a box on the bottom left reads "Save $1.00 Tues - Wed - Thurs on Reserved Seats for Children (under 12)." Text inset in a box on the bottom right reads "1000 Tickets $1.75 For Every Performance"

Text along the bottom right border of the poster reads "Murray Poster Printing Co., Inc., 221 W. 64 St., N.Y.C."
Date 1962
Extent of Description 14" x 22"






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Search Terms Circus
Ringling Bros
Barnum & Bailey
Cobo Hall Arena
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