Lot 1019    

Strobridge Litho Co. Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Chromolithographed Poster,
2006, Spring Americana, May 10, 11 & 12
28.5" x 43" with printer's name in bottom right of print The Strobridge Litho Co. Cincinnati and New York. Rendered in green, blue, red, brown, and black with images of eight lions and two trainers performing circus tricks. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows. Four Big Steel Arenas in Which Are Presented Marvel Acts by Ferocious Jungle Animals.

Provenance:  
Ex James E. Sanders Collection


Condition:  
C. Top and right margins are severely tattered. Bottom margin with a fragment missing. Numerous wrinkles and creases throughout.
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