The Flying Concellos Stars of the Ringling Bros, Barnum & Bailey Circus, 1939 by Melvin Hale ArtistLA Melvin Hale (ArtistLA), an award-winning digital artist, uses vintage black and white photos and real photo postcards (RPPCs) to create realistic color digital paintings that bring the past alive. It's called Digital Realism. See the transformation of this artwork from black & white, and more at www.artistla.com/flyingconcellos.htm
The Tour of 1897: A Daily Record of the Triumphs of The Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show on Earth. Showing the Towns Visited, Business Done, State of the Weather, and Such Incidents as are of General Interest, with an official list of the Barnum & Bailey Company. First and only edition. A "shape book": string tied in elephant head-shaped wrappers. 123pp, 88pp ads, (2pp index).
ARTORIA GIBBONS the Tattooed Lady worked for RB,B&B Circus from 1919 through 1931, for seven years all together. (Barnum & Bailey Circus did their last tour in 1918. They then became "Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus." It was still---"THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH!")