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    "Jesse James- This Money Belongs to Me." W. I. Swain's Western Spectacular Production Tent Show Poster. 40" x 26" chromolithograph by the Donaldson Litho Co. of Newport, Kentucky, circa 1920s. Colonel Swain was one of the largest and most successful tent showmen in the south. His Negro Minstrel shows travelled extensively, often setting up in a town and presenting a different show every night for a week. Swain's wife was active in the business and their son Kennedy worked in the tent show business well into the 1940s after his parents had retired to Texas. The Donaldson Litho Company produced numerous quality advertising and show posters from the late 1800s. Fabulous graphics. Fine condition. This lot requires 3rd party shipping.

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    November, 2009
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
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