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"The Great Dayton Show" Original Stone Lithograph Poster

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Posted 2 years ago

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zguy2112
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This is an original stone lithograph poster advertising "The Great Dayton Show" from my private collection of Magic posters. Ca. 1930 It is printed by National Ptg. & Eng. Co., N.Y. and is a half sheet measuring approximately 21" x 28".

This is the more scarce image, and my personal favorite, used for Dayton's show that displays a striking image of a vibrant green dragon that wraps around the entire poster. A demonizing image that needs to be seen in person to truly appreciate and a fine example of stone lithography.

Although there are a few different poster images used to advertise The Great Dayton Show, this is another magician in which very little is known about.

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  1. Belltown Belltown, 2 years ago
    Great image. Do you know if the dragon "frame" around the yellow square was used to advertise other acts, too?
  2. zguy2112 zguy2112, 2 years ago
    Thanks Belltown, I appreciate the love. I believe this image was in deed a "stock image" which would have been used to advertise other performers, however I have yet to see this image advertise anyone else's show! So at this point I am only going by speculation. Hope this helps.

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