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Visions of the North: Minnesotan Art & History

Tue, May 21, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 191

Clown Lou Jacobs Photo from Star Tribune Archive

Estimate: $150 - $300

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One gelatin silver print or original vintage press photographic reproduction from the archives of the Star Tribune depicting master Ringling clown Lou Jacobs hilariously riding an elephant. Lou Jacobs performed for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus for more than 60 years, was known for acting in “The Greatest Show on Earth” film of 1952, and is an International Clown Hall of Fame inductee.

Provenance: From the archives of the Star Tribune, established over 150 years ago, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The copyrights for these images remains solely with the Star Tribune or with the issuing agency or photographer. The prints are available as a collectible item only and may not be reproduced in any form whatsoever without prior written consent from the copyright holder.

Height: 8 in x width: 10 in.

Condition

All lots are in used condition. These photographs are from a working archive and contains notes, marks, labels, clippings, and/or retouching put in place by the staff at the time of publication. All may have cracks in the emulsion, losses, creases, folds, tears, smudges, and other issues associated with time, age, and use. The archive contains both silver gelatin prints and original vintage photographic reproductions.

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