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Crowd watching a performance of the Sells Floto Circus, 1929

Crowd watching a performance of the Sells Floto Circus, 1929

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Title: Crowd watching a performance of the Sells Floto Circus

Date: 1929

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 9 x 15 cm.

Description: Photo shows a group of people watching two African-American men with painted lips and a Caucasian man in a white hat standing on a platform. Behind them is a banner that reads "Sells Floto; big double sideshow; world's most complete congress of strange people."

Penciled note on verso: Boston, May & June 1929

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Walt Kuhn, Kuhn family papers, and Armory Show records, 1859-1984, bulk 1900-1949

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Crowd watching a performance of the Sells Floto Circus, 1929 / unidentified photographer. Walt Kuhn, Kuhn family papers, and Armory Show records, 1859-1984, bulk 1900-1949. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 14853