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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) Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Combined Circus 1937: Fine view inside empty big top; Sunday view of empty backyard generator and various other wagons broadside of big top in rear; view inside big top seats rings and stages in place; Elephants and riders ready for spec.; (1) Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: big top center poles in the air - menagerie in rear; Big top canvas spread on ground; Big top stake line - unloading wagons cookhouse in rear; Big top side poles being placed and side walls raised; (1) Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey combined Circus: Lot view workmen placing center poles - Cookhouse in rear; Men unloading stringer wagon ring stock tent in rear; Lot view men unloading baggage wagon for big top; Lot view men unloading jacks and prop wagon; (1) Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Lot view men unloading wagons for big top; Lot view showing fine 8 gray horse team; Stake driver in action - men unloading pole wagon; Lot view men putting up dressing room tent; paper is brittle with minor edge tears and losses; painted titles are ornate; photos are likely paid-for stock photos, of the period; (16) photos total; roughly 11" x 14", VG

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Estimate $100 - $200Apr 29, 2018