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Title:
King Bros. Circus
Size:
13.75 x 41
Medium:
Lithograph
Price:
$575
INV. #:
9759
 
The circus is coming to town! One of the circus performers is standing on top of the elephant with her parasol catching the wind. The clown peers in from the bottom left corner.
Floyd and Howard King left their other circus jobs and opened their two car show in 1919 as the Sanger Circus. Over the next 40 years they operated shows under the names of Harris Bros. Circus, Walter L. Main Circus, Gentry Bros. Circus, and the Cole Bros. Circus.
n 1946 Floyd King established the King Bros. Circus and operated it until 1956. Then it began again in 1959- 1978.