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Object ID 002068

Object Name Al G. Barnes Circus poster

Object Desc Framed color print poster for the Al G. Barnes Circus. Illustration of tiger standing on elephants back in a cage.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002087

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General Category History

Category Reproductions


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location 3rd Floor Hallway South

Object Date 1960

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Al G. Barnes Circus,Circus World Museum,advertising,signs,circuses,posters,tigers,reproductions,

Title Al G. Barnes Circus poster

Description Framed, color print poster for the Al G. Barnes Circus. Black frame with glass, cardboard backing. Wire across back for hanging. Blue matting around print. At top in arched shape is text "Al G. / Barnes" and "Wild Animal / Circus". Illustration depicts an elephant with a textile covering walking and a tiger on its back.


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Height 21

Length 0

Width 17

Depth 0.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Quantity 0



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Maker Circus World Museum

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Image Caption CMY2087



Date MAY 1,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Enclosure is not archival, needs attention. Red ink on poster is faded. Frame is worn with chips along edges and surface scratches. At upper right quadrant of glass there is a scuff mark. Dust accretions. Poster has some small creases throughout, primarly along edges. on back, wire has sharp edges. Minor surface scratches on cardboard backing. cardboard is dirty and stained.


Date MAY 1,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to 3rd Floor Hallway South from Room 7, Shelf 16 - automatic entry by admin