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original framed photo of the 1929 cast of of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Baileys Circus Side Show - Edward Kelty was the preeminent photographer of the American circus during its heyday and his series of Congress of Freaks images are among his most desirable; this photo has Kelty rubber stamps on reverse; of the several "Congress" pictures in Step Right Up - The Photographs of Edward J. Kelty © 2002 by Michael Friedman Publishing Group, Inc. this from 1929 is the most prominently featured

21" w. x 12.5" t.


excellent (removal from frame shows some white edge along bottom, some trimming on top and sides, but still shows more image than the the one pictured in the book

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Kelty Ringling Circus Congress of Freaks Photo - 1929

Auction ended on Sat, Dec 6, 2014
Estimate $2,000 - $3,000
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463 East Lancaster Ave
Downingtown, PA 19335
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