Lot 328
Bill Bailey (American, 20th C), Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Vintage Circus Poster
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Lithographic poster in colors, 1945, with copyright information lower left, linen backed, unframed.

Sheet Size 28 1/4 x 42 1/4 in.

Vintage Circus Posters, Estate of B. Thomas M. Smith, Sr., Petersburg, Virginia . Smith established this extensive collection of circus and theater posters over the course of 40 years, between 1936 and the early 1970s. Portions of his collection are now held by the Ringling Circus Museum, Sarasota, Florida and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture, Washington, DC.

Condition A-/B+: some repaired tears and hinging remnants primarily in margins; several stains. Professionally restored and linen backed.