45: Barnum & Bailey / Miss Amy Dupont. 1915
Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 28 5/8 x 18 5/8 in./72.7 x 47.4 cm Strobridge Litho, Cincinnati With World War I ravaging Europe, America was preparing for the worst. Suddenly, war-themed acts began popping up in circuses across the country, as can be seen here in the performance of Miss Amy Dupont and her 'War Elephants.' Dressed as soldiers and medics, they pantomimed and made light of an otherwise devastating situation.