Lot 317
Two Banner Format Cole Bros Vintage Circus Posters
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Lithographic posters in color, 1940s, to include "Teddy: Four Inches Taller Than Jumbo" and "Jean Allen: America's Most Fearless Horse Woman," Erie Lithography & Printing Co., Erie, PA, linen backed, unframed.

Sheet Size 41 1/2 x 13 1/2 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-: Some minor stains and approximately three dots of loss, primarily in margins. Both professionally restored and linen backed.