RINGLING BROS AND BARNUM & BAILEY- HIPPOS, Original Vintage Circus Poster

RINGLING BROS AND BARNUM & BAILEY- HIPPOS, 1942. This original circus poster measures 28″ x 41″ (91 x 135 cm) It was originally folded and is now linen backed.  Art by Bill Bailey. This poster features two hippopotami in a lake with their mouths open wide under a bright blue sky, and the iconic globe logo (in yellow) is shown in the bottom-left corner.

The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus is, without a doubt, the most famous name in the circus business. It’s Barnum & Bailey Roots date back to 1875, but it wasn’t until 1907 that the Ringlings added their name to the bill. The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus pushed through many hardships, including the Great Depression, World War II, and the devastating Hartford Circus Fire. Due to declining attendance, rising operating costs, and a change in public taste, the circus closed the show in May 2017.

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This poster was in very good original C8 condition prior to linen backing, and is in amazing condition. The colors are bright, but the fold lines are still faintly visible. A small tear has been repaired near the center of the bottom edge, and a small bit of paper is missing in the same area. There some staining in the left margin and along the top edge, but is barely visible.

Condition C8 – For Sale $550 Linen Backed

RINGLING BROS AND BARNUM & BAILEY- HIPPOS, Original Vintage Circus Poster
RINGLING BROS AND BARNUM & BAILEY- HIPPOS, Original Vintage Circus Poster
Linen Backed Vintage Circus Poster in Very Good Original C8 Condition
$550.00
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A folded or rolled poster is $10 or $15 if Linen Backed.

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