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(6) pages of a circus photograph scrapbook, each page hand lettered with tempera paint, each photograph hand captioned; each photograph mounted with corner mounts; includes: (1) Al G. Barnes & Sells-Floto Combined Circus 1938: Baggage Wagon No. 18; End view of cage No. 67; baggage wagon No. 7; Close up of Big Top Sidewall Partly Lowered; Baggage Wagon No 20 Carring Steel Rimmed Wheel Underneath; (1) Robbins Bros. 3 Ring Circus 1938: full length of loaded flat car; unloading the elephants; No. 87 Baggage wagon coming down the runs; No. 80 pole wagon coming down the runs; (1) Robbins Bros. 3 Ring /circus 1938: Two 6 horse teams pulling a tableau up a hill; big top canvas spread on ground menagerie and sideshow in rear; lot view raising side poles on the big top; view of midway (rest of caption lost); (1) Robbins Bros. 1938 Circus & Parade: "United States" tableau & 6 horse team in parade; "Belgium" tableau and 6 horse team in parade; "France" tableau and 6 horse team in parade; "Great Britain" tableau and 6 horse team in parade; (1) Robbins Bros. Circus: closeup of "United States" tableau wagon; closeup of "France" tableau wagon; closeup of "Belgium" tableau wagon; closeup of "Great Britain" tableau wagon; (1) Robbins Bros. 1938 3 Ring Circus and Parade: Elephant in parade and steam calliope in the rear; "Great Britain" tableau and 6 horse team on the lot; closeup of "Hippo"(India) tableau wagon; mounted on typical scrapbook pages, paper is brittle with many edge tears; losses to caption especially around binder holes; painted titles are spectacular; photos are likely paid-for stock photos, of the period;(24) photos total; page: 11 1/2" x 13 7/8", G

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1938 CIRCUS PHOTOGRAPHS-ROBBINS BROS. & BARNES-SELLS

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