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ID Number 2004.040.9
Object Name Sideshow Banner
Title Human Skeleton, Alive
Collection Artifact
Date ca. 1965
Description A sideshow banner titled "Human Skeleton" painted by Snap Wyatt of Tampa, Florida. The banner is one of 13 banners donated by R. E. Best, the operator of the sideshow at Riverview Amusement Park of Chicago, in 1966. Mr. Best replaced the banners annually. The 13 banners were received in 1966, and may have been painted for use in the park in 1965 or earlier.