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Title
Christy Bros. 5 ring wild animal show circus poster
Names
Riverside Print Co.
Collection

Circus and magic posters

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1919 - 1930
Place: Chicago :
Publisher: Riverside Print Co.,
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: MWEZ +++ 19777, no. 3
Topics
Circus animals
Christy Brothers Circus
Notes
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Posters & lobby cards
Content: The Christy Brothers Circus began in 1910 as Christy's Big Hippodrome Shows but changed to a circus format in 1914. It changed in 1919 to a railroad-car traveling circus, but was devastated by the Great Depression, finally ceasing operations in July, 1930.
Content: Depicts a large crowd of people walking through rows of cages and pens holding many species of animals in various sizes, including a row of elephants on the right edge, and a rhinoceros and two hippopotamuses, drawn oversized.
Content: Edges frayed; several large tears.
Content: Illustrated poster for the Christy Brothers traveling circus and wild animal show.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Physical Description
Extent: 1 poster : col. ; 71 x 107 cm., on identically-sized linen backing.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG98-F810
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14520716
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7c308530-c62c-012f-de27-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1919: Created (Approximate)
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Christy Bros. 5 ring wild animal show circus poster" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1919 - 1930. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4ed2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Christy Bros. 5 ring wild animal show circus poster" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4ed2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1919 - 1930). Christy Bros. 5 ring wild animal show circus poster Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4ed2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Christy Bros. 5 ring wild animal show circus poster