Friday, November 30, 2012

In Days Of Old #3

When these posters were produced just prior to the "Roaring 20s", women's apparel was still quite modest - and to see the legs of dancers such as those appearing in the spec "In Days of Old" was scandalous in some locales. During this period over 1200 workers traveled with both the Barnum & Bailey and Ringling Bros circuses, and hundreds of them - including canvasmen and roustabouts - appeared in the "spec" as extras.