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Performing Circus Elephants

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DESCRIPTION

A group of over twenty-six Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus elephants, standing on their rear legs with front legs resting on the elephant ahead. They perform in a circus ring inside New York City's Madison Square Garden while watched by a large audience.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 22743

Creation Date: 1943 

Creator Name: Chester Photo Service

City: New York

County: 

State: New York

Collection Name: Circus and Rodeo Photographs, ca. 1875-ca. 1940

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 2987

Original Dimensions: 8 x 10 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Photographs relating to circus and rodeo performances, ca. 1875-1940. Included are images of costumed performers, behind-the-scenes work, circus tents, animals, crowds, publicity photographs, and images of performances.

SUBJECTS

Amusements

Animals

Attractions

Audiences

Children and adults

Circus

Circus animals

Dwellings

Elephants

Family

Persons

Recreation

Tents

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