PHOTOS DOLLY COPELAND RINGLING BARNUM BAILEY CIRCUS PERFORMER 1940'S

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  • Item Category: Fraternal, Political, Organizations
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 22, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House
VERY NICE COLLECTION OF 13 ORIGINAL STUDIO/PROMOTIONAL 8"X10" PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE FAMOUS DOLLY COPELAND (1921-1984); AN AIRIALIST WITH RINGLING BROTHERS BARNUM & BAILEY CIRCUS DURING THE 1940'S/50'S. SHE ALSO PERFORMED AS A BARE BACK RIDER AND ELEPHANT ARTIST. SHE WORKED WITH THE GREAT WALLENDAS WITH THE BALANCING LADDER. SHE ALSO APPEARED IN CECIL B. DeMILLE'S MOVIE "THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH". ALSO, A VERY ACCOMPLISHED ARTIST, NOT ONLY OIL PAINTINGS BUT CIRCUS DECOR. SHE WAS A RESIDENT OF SARASOTA FL AND GAVE OF HER TIME TO THE"SHOWFOLKS OF SARASOTA", A CIRCUS SOCIAL CLUB. SOME OF THE PHOTOS ARE STAMPED ON THE BACK SIDE BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER: EDWARD LEWIS KENNEDY, GERMANTOWN 44, PA--W.J.PIETSCHMAN--LAWRENCE D. THORNTON, NEW YORK. I COULD NOT PUT UP ALL OF THE PHOTOS. IF YOU WANT TO SEE THE OTHERS, LET ME KNOW. NONE OF THE PHOTOS ARE AUTOGRAPHED.. I ALSO HAVE PHOTOS OF "NORBU THE ALMOST HUMAN GORILLA AND ARDEN". THESE ARE VERY NICE AS THEY HAVE BEEN KEPT IN AN ALBUM. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE ASK..