Performing Circus Elephants
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.
Image ID: 22743
Creation Date: 1943
Creator Name: Chester Photo Service
City: New York
State: New York
Collection Name: Circus and Rodeo photographs, circa 1875-circa 1940
Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number: PH 2987
Original Dimensions: 8 x 10 inches
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.
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