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    Circus Poster (Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey, 1930s). Poster (41" X 79"). Miscellaneous.
    Hubert Castle, "King of the Tight Wire," known for his somersaults, handstands, and unicycle tricks on the wire is shown in this wonderful circus poster in mid-air, during one of his daring acrobatic feats. Born in Oklahoma as Hal Smith, he ran away to join the circus at age fourteen, where he was given the more exotic sounding moniker of Hubert Castle, and billed as an Englishman. 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. The poster was originally printed in two sections, which have since been attached with adhesive. Please see full-color, enlargeable image below for more details. Nice stone litho artwork. Folded, Very Fine-.


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    October, 2010
    10th Sunday
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