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(4) pages of circus photograph scrapbook; each page hand lettered with tempera paint, each photograph hand captioned; each photograph mounted with corner mounts; includes: (1) Additional Views: Old photo of giant African tusker in the old forepaugh parade 1885 name of this elephant was Mike; Used as ticket wagon with the world of mirth shows, Old European circus wagon over 100 years old; Barnum & Bailey famous 40 horse team and "two hemisphere" bandwagon 1903; Unusual menagerie "sidewalled"do to late arrive in Baton Rouge, LA in 1926 night show only was given; Tom Mix and Tony in front of Mix's private tent wagon 1936; (1) Additional Views: Cole Bros big top 1936 Columbia bandwagon eight horse team; 9 lady riders - two chariots in parade Barnum Baileys 1912; close-up Old Gentry Brois. Calliope rebuilt on truck, used on King Bros. Cristwell Circus; close up two jester steam calliope on original Ringling Bros. Barnum Bailey 18__; (1) Sarasota Wagons & Cars in Graveyard at RBBB Sarasota Florida: Stock Car Formerly Barnes - Floto; A. G. Barnes - Sells - Floto ticket wagon; Old Barnes Floto Wagon; (3) captions lost; (1) Sarasota Wagons: Old John Robinson Wagon; Last Trace of the old Sparks Circus; Close-up Barnes RB HW wagons in shed; RB wagons in graveyard; old Hippo wagon under shed; Barnes, RB and HW wagons; mounted on typical scrapbook pages, paper is brittle with many edge tears and losses; (1) sheet missing ring-hole margins, significant losses to caption areas; painted titles are spectacular; (3) photographs have tears, folds, and significant damage; photos are likely paid-for stock photos, of the period; (21) photos total; most complete page: 11 3/8" x 14", G

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$10.00

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EARLY CIRCUS WAGON PHOTOGRAPHS

Sun, Apr 29, 2018 4:00 PM UTC
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