LA Railway: Al G. Barnes Circus, 1935

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    One of my favorite Los Angeles CA passes. That great tiger graphic, SO deco! But also for the delightfully named founder of this circus. Info from Wikipedia:

    "Al G. Barnes Circus was an American circus run by Alpheus George Barnes Stonehouse. [He] started the show in 1895 with a pony, a phonograph, a stereopticon."

    goon_town_killer, Style de Vie Studios, and 9 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Beckaroonie 48 months ago | reply

      I would have kept this ticket as a child...heck, I really like it now!

    2. danagraves 48 months ago | reply

      Yep, that great tiger graphic almost leaps off the paper!

    3. F925 47 months ago | reply

      I love all of these, I have a few myself I got on eBay

    4. danagraves 47 months ago | reply

      So glad you like these passes too, Denis. I can see from your art -- very strong pieces, btw -- that you also like typography. Fantastic...!

    5. F925 47 months ago | reply

      thanks , I love making them. Besides the LA passes I have some really awesome rail passes/tickets from from Great Britian and Australia that I particularly love, with all their letterpress goodness. One of these days I'm going to scan my ephemera and post to share.

    6. danagraves 47 months ago | reply

      Oh please do! I'm sure your collection will be a real treat!

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