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Image ID CWi 9318
Title Hagenbeck- Wallace Circus
Collection Photograph
Description An elevated view of the big top, menagerie, and many titled wagons. The fairgrounds' grandstand can be seen in the background.

Note: The title "Carl Hagenbeck & Great Wallace Shows," which appears on a wagon in this picture, was the earliest title format used by Hagenbeck-Wallace. During the same period, some wagons bore only the "Great Wallace" title and others the "Carl Hagenbeck" title. In this same photo, some baggage wagons bear only the "Great Wallace Show" title. This evidence confirms that the photo was taken in the earlier era of the combine, thus the date assignment of 1909.
Date 1909
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Unknown