Vintage Color & Design: Circus Posters

Bizarre, Colorful, Surreal, and Beautiful! From the turn of the 20th century comes inspiration from bygone days. Here are some rare circus posters from the U.S. Library of Congress (you have to search for ‘circus posters’ if you want to see the collection). To see more circus posters check out this other collections here.

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Author: evad
David Sommers has been loving color as COLOURlovers' Blog Editor-in-Chief for the past two years. When he's not neck deep in a rainbow he's loving other things with The Post Family (, a Chicago-based art blog, artist collective & gallery.