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Object ID 002067

Object Name Barnum & Bailey Circus poster

Object Desc Color paper print for the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Imiage is of monkeys riding horses in a circus tent.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002086

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Reproductions


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 9

Object Date 1960

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Circus World Museum,Barnum & Bailey,reproductions,advertising,horses,circuses,posters,signs,souvenirs,

Title Barnum & Bailey Circus poster

Description Paper color print poster for Barnum & Baily Circus. Orange cardstock matting attached to front with tape. Along top of poster is text "The Barnum & Baily Greatest Show on Earth". Illustration is of the inside of a circus tent. There are monkeys riding horses. At right is a clown ina top hat. In the background is an abstract crowd of people. At bottom edge in yellow box is text. At lower edge is text "The World's Largest, Grandest, Best Amusement Institution". At lower left edge is text "Copyright 1960 Circus World Museum"


Approx Collection Date

Height 16

Length 0

Width 19.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Dimensions includes matting.

Quantity 0

Material paper


Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Circus World Museum

Maker Details This poster is a reproduction circus poster produced by the Circus World Museum.

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Image Caption CMY2086



Date MAY 1,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Needs attention to be removed from matting. Attached with tape that is loose and could cause tearing. Edges yellowed and discolored. 4 vertical creases across print. Small tears along edges and creases. Paper is crinkled and worn. Minor surface wear. On back, pencil mark to left of center. Yellowing around edges.


Date MAY 1,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date MAY 1,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7 from Bay View Pharmacy - automatic entry by admin

Date MAY 2,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 9 from Room 7 - automatic entry by admin