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    Circus Poster (Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey, Late 1930s). Poster (28.25" X 42"). Miscellaneous.
    From 1937, until his death in 1949, Gargantua, referred to by many as the real life King Kong, thrilled curious circus-goers. He was one of the biggest draws during this era for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. What P.T. Barnum's elephant, Jumbo was for the 19th century, Gargantua was for the 20th. An unrestored poster with bright color and a clean overall appearance. It may have general signs of use, such as slight fold separation and fold wear, pinholes, or very minor tears. There are two light stains in the top border. Please see full-color, enlargeable image below for more details. Gorgeous stone litho artwork. Folded, Very Fine-.


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    August, 2010
    29th Sunday
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