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(6) pages of circus photograph scrapbook; each page hand lettered with tempera paint, each photograph hand captioned; each photograph mounted with corner mounts; includes: (1) Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows 1940: Section of loaded flat cars pulling into the yards; Harnessed work elephants coming down alongside the flat cars; Work elephants being unloaded from the stock cars; View showing wagons being unloaded; (1) Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Closeup showing No. 32 wagon going down the runs; No. 31 stringer wagon being poled along the flats, tractor pulling; general view of yards showing flat cars and Pullman sleepers; Closeup of no. 91 "San Antonio" Pullman sleeper; (1) Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: led stock, camels, zebras, etc. being taken to the lot; View showing performing horses in back yard; unusual view showing elephants drinking out of canvas trough; some courts trained wild animals in cages in backyard; (1) Ringling Bros. Barnum Bailey: Closeup of two open ages menagerie; Closeup of two other cages in menagerie; Closeup of elephant lineup in the menagerie; Closeup head study of leopard in cage; Closeup of giraffe in menagerie; (1) Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey: Closeup of camels and other animals in the menagerie; View from inside big top showing some of Alfred Court's cages in the back yard; View showing performing horses in horse fair tent; Broadside view of big top and baggage wagons from the backyard; (1) Mills Bros. 3 Ring Circus 1951: Main entrance - ticket wagon and side show; Trucks in backyard Big top in rear; Closeup sideshow banner line; Broadside view of big top from backyard; paper is brittle with edge tears and losses; painted titles are bright; photos are likely paid-for stock photos, of the period; (25) photos total; roughly 11" x 14", VG-EX

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