Lot 320
Cole Bros Circus, Featuring the African Hippopotamus, Vintage Poster
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Lithographic poster in colors, circa 1941, linen backed, unframed.

Sheet Size 42 1/4 x 28 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.

A richly-inked graphic.

Condition B+: some restored tears, loss, and scattered stains. Professionally restored and linen backed.