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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) Al G. Barnes & Sells-Floto. Combined Circus 1938 Purchased by Ringling Used Mostly Ringling Equipment: Light Plant Wagon; A view pole wagon with poles; Short heavy canvas loader wagon; Baggage wagon No. 8; 3/4 view of animal cage No 67; (1) Al G. Barnes and Sells-Floto Combined Circus: end view of dining tent; Small wagon No 42 and racks for side poles; String of Barnes-Floto cages on flat cars; Closeup pole wagon showing center construction; Closeup rear view of wagon and ladder step; (1) Hagenbeck Wallace Circus 1938: Light plant wagons; Baggage Wagon; Blacaman ticket wagon; Seat jacks wagon; (1) Hagenbeck Wallace: Baggage wagon; Sidewshow and midway; Removing side boards from cage Blacaman and assistant in costumes; Menagerie and big top; (1) Robbins Bros. Circus 1938: Ticket Wagon; Big Top Coming ___(obliterated); Advance Car No. 2; Center Poles in Place; (last caption lost); (1) Old Christy Calliope; paper is brittle with minor edge tears and losses; painted titles are ornate; photos are likely paid-for stock photos, of the period; (1) sheet missing most of bottom margin; (24) photos total; roughly 11" x 14", G-VG

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MOSTLY 1938 CIRCUS PHOTOS

Estimate $75 - $100Apr 29, 2018