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    "John W. Vogel's Big City Minstrels" Minstrel Show Advertising Poster, Circa 1910. "Seats Now On Sale." 42" x 28", chromolithography by the Donaldson Litho Co. of Newport, Kentucky. The outside of a gigantic venue shows a massive crowd in their finest attire arriving by automobile, by horse-drawn carriage, and on foot to attend this minstrel show. John W. Vogel, known as the "Minstrel King" was one of the top non-playing minstrel managers of the day; he got his start in the circus. The Big City Minstrels were founded in 1896. General edge roughness with multiple repairs on verso, a strip of another contemporary poster is pasted along the bottom (easily restored), three vertical folds, else very good.

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    November, 2009
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
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