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Ringling Brothers Circus

The Ringling Brothers Circus was founded in the American city of Baraboo, Wisconsin, in 1884 by five of the seven Ringling brothers. In 1907 the brothers acquired the Barnum & Bailey Circus, merging it with their original circus in 1919 to form the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, promoted as The Greatest Show on Earth and operated until 2017.

This is a poster for the circus produced around 1899 by the Courier Lithographic Company of Buffalo, New York.

Poster: Courier Lithographic Company; Restoration: Trialsanderrors and Adam Cuerden

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