Although the circus reputation for exploiting animals is well earned, the posters are always fun to view.... this picture comes off a site dedicated to the history of the circus.
Our blog attempts to point to the dignity of many of the same animals the circuses use in their shows. That the animals are kept in deplorable conditions is just one of the many complaints against this kind of animal based entertainment that we cannot agree with.
Enjoy the poster as a time capsule picture of days one by....
Gentry Bros. flyer #1 (From Buckles)Floyd and Howard King used this and other titles on their shows in the 1920's.
In this case they inexplicably mistook a few Ringling photos.
Source: Buckles Blog: Gentry Bros. flyer #1 (From Buckles)