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Image ID CWi 412
Title Clyde Beatty
Collection Glass Plate Negative
Description A classic shot of Clyde Beatty in an outdoor arena, facing a large male lion that appears to be roaring. Five male lions and two tigers sit on pedestals in the rear. Beatty is almost head-to-head with the lion, holding a whip in his right hand and a chair in his left.
Date 1920-1935
Year Range from 1920
Year Range to 1935
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Atwell, H. A.
Subjects Wild animal acts
Lions
Tigers
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