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Lithographic poster in colors, with metallic ink, The Donaldson Litho Company, Newport, KY, advertises the "trick pantomimical closing feature" and "one of the frequent-mixups," linen backed, unframed.
Sheet Size 27 3/4 x 41 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.
Colors are bright and saturated.
Condition B: some repaired loss, tears, toning, and stains, primarily near edges. Professionally restored and linen backed.