Vintage Turtle Baby Carnival Sideshow Banner, circa 1930s-1940s

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Fantastic turtle baby sideshow banner. Great colors and a nice manageable size. This banner was found outside of Chicago and most likely the work of Nieman Eisman of Nieman Studios. Nieman was one of the master banner painters in the Chicago style of sideshow banner painting. Eisman actively painted banners from the 1920s to the mid-1950s. Although unsigned, this banner has many of the same scrolling borders found in Nieman banners as well as similar hairstyles and faces.

Details

  • Period
    1950-1959
  • Condition
    Good. Good condition with some minor paint fading and very small holes. Please see images. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
    Dimensions
    96 in. H x 118 in. W
    244 cm H x 300 cm W
  • Dealer Location
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    U1106228734476
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