Mar 26, 2015 - Sale 2377

Sale 2377 - Lot 462

Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
(THEATRE.) MINSTRELSY. Christy's Minstrels. Grand Provincial Tour of 1865. Red, white and blue poster, 30-1/2 x 10 inches, matted. an extraordinary survival. Birmingham, England, 1865

Additional Details

An exceptional poster for the world renowned troupe. The show included a Burlesque section and some circus-like acts, including the "Celebrated Giant from New York," a man 9 feet tall, and a demonstration of "Hair-Brushing by Machine, and a Easy Shave," which must have been a strange skit indeed.