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    Shrine Circus-Clyde Beatty (Circa 1935) Circus Poster (218" X 169"). Lions and Tigers and Beatty, Oh My! Clyde Beatty was a circus super star, most often associated with the Cole outfit or his own troupe. This poster has been trimmed, for a very obvious reason. Looking across the top edge are the bottom of some large red letters that spell out his name plus the word Circus. This was a poster from his own company that he was using while performing for the Shrine Circus. Swapping circus paper and re-titling it was quite common. The renderings of the big cats are amazing in their detail and the overall quality of the printing more than overcome the rather practical trim. Fine condition.

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    March, 2005
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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