Century Flashlight Photographers circus photographs,1928-1936

Collection Data

Description
Large-format black and white photographs, primarily group portraits, by the Edward J. Kelty Century Flashlight Photographers company document twenty circus troupes performing in the Midwest, East Coast, and Montreal, Canada. Also included in this collection are two photographs by other photographers.
Names
Kelty, Edward J., 1888-1967 (Photographer)
Century Flashlight Photographers (New York, N.Y.) (Photographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1928 - 1936
Place: United States
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-Vim 2017-011
Topics
Mix, Tom, 1880-1940
Muse, Willie, 1893-2001
Muse, George, 1890-1971
Circus Fans Association of America
Cole Bros.-Clyde Beatty Circus
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
Hunt Bros. Circus
Kay Bros. Circus
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows
Robbins Bros. Circus (1924-1931)
Sells-Floto Circus
Walter L. Main Circus
Circus -- United States
Circus performers -- United States
Indian cowboys -- West (U.S.)
Wild west shows -- United States
Genres
Photographs
Portraits
Group portraits
Notes
Acquisition: Gift: Harry Baugh, circa 1944.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 46 photographic prints : 30.5 x 51 cm. and smaller
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21278267
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c7206500-1664-0136-2286-75b9396420ec
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