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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Kristin L Spangenberg; Deborah Walk; David Carlyon; Cincinnati Art Museum,; John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art,
|Notes:||"The Amazing American Circus Poster: The Strobridge Lithographing Company is published to accompany the exhibition "The Amazing American Circus Poster: The Strobridge Lithographing Company," held at the Cincinnati Art Museum from February 26 to July 10, 2011, and The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art from September 17, 2011, to January 29, 2012."
Four folded plates in pocket.
|Description:||264 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm|
|Contents:||The steamboat, the circus, and Cincinnati / Stuart L. Thayer --
The gilded legacy of the circus kings / Deborah W. Walk --
The Strobridge Lithographing Company : the Tiffany of printers / Kristin L. Spangenberg --
A picture is worth 757 words : circus & culture, language & perception / David Carlyon --
The Strobridge Lithographing Company, the Ringling Brothers, and their circuses / Fred D. Pfening III --
After the posters, the daily free street parade / Fred Dahlinger Jr. --
Promoting peerless prodigies "to the curious" / Richard W. Flint --
The menagerie / Richard J. Reynolds III --
The circus clown as social commentator / Rodney A. Huey --
Magnificent entrées : the role of the spectacle during the golden age of the circus / Jennifer Lemmer Posey --
Bearded ladies, dainty Amazons, hindoo fakirs, and lady savages : circus representations of gender and race in Victorian America / Janet M. Davis --
Strobridge pictorial posters : design, printing, and posting / Kristin L. Spangenberg --
Strobridge Lithographing Company artists / Kristin L. Spangenberg --
Timeline : Strobridge and the circus in America --
Strobridge circus clients / Kristin L. Spangenberg --
Selected bibliography --
Index of names and titles.
|Responsibility:||edited by Kristin L. Spangenberg and Deborah Walk ; Circus History Consultant, Fred Dahlinger Jr. ; With Essays By David Carlyon [and ten others].|