Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Lithographic posters in color, 1920s/30s, the first reads "Her Darkest Hour: Yes - I Killed Him!," the second reads "A Rural Sherlock Holmes: A Story of a Country Boy Who Slicks the Slicker" and was printed by Quigley Litho. Co., K.C. Mo., both linen backed, unframed.
Sheet Size 41 1/2 x 27 in. (each approximately)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 B: scattered toning, hinging stains, and repaired tears/loss (the first); Condition A-: Some creases, toning, and minor repaired nicks/small tears (the second). Both professionally restored and linen backed.