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Robert Wadlow, the Tallest Man Who Ever Lived, At Ringling Brothers (1937)

Robert Wadlow, the Tallest Man Who Ever Lived, At Ringling Brothers (1937)

Taken during his time as the star attraction of the Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey Circus, Wadlow is seen here aboard the Queen Mary.Press stamp. Original paper caption and partial press clipping. EX+. 7x9".

This lot is from the legendary San Francisco Examiner Archive (SFXArchive).
This is one largest collections ever of historic vintage photos spanning the entire 20th century. The San Francisco Examiner was the first paper acquired by William Randolph Hearst and itself was the subject of the film classic Citizen Kane. The majority of the photographs are fully identified, and back-stamped with dates. Included throughout this auction is a diverse mix of subjects including sports, historical, political, transportation, Hollywood, and all facets of entertainment.


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