Details: 2pcs Antique Circus Programs RINGLING BROS & BARNUM & BAILEY COLE BROS CIRCUS 1934 & 1936 Clyde Beatty Harold Barnes Tommy Atkins Con Colleano Showgirls Animals Elephants
This group features 2 antique circus programs: a 1934 program for Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Combined Circus and a 1936 program for Cole Bros Circus and Clyde Beatty's Gigantic Trained Wild Animal Exhibition.
The Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey program advertises the circus's next stop in Geneva, New York and features ads for performers including: "Con Colleano, dancing, tumbling, somersaulting wizard of the wire"; "The internationally renowned Marcellus Troupe"; "Miss Tommy Atkins and her distinguished company of military riding stars"; and more.
The Cole Bros Circus program is marked to indicate that it comes from an Ithaca, New York show and features advertisements for performers including: "Aliene, France's Loelviest and Most Intrepid Queen of the Flying Trapeze"; "America's greatest wire walker" Harold Barnes; "Rosemary Queen of the Equestriennes"; and more.
Please attend our live sale to view these programs and other interesting artwork and ephemera in person.
Condition / Notes: These programs show exceptionally well and bear only some typical indications of age and wear including light toning and minor marginal creasing. The bindings of both programs have been neatly reinforced with tape.
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