SANTA ROSA, Calif., Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Prior to joining LIFE magazine, photographer Loomis Dean lived and worked for five years as a press agent and photographer for the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus. His 1937-1942 images, available for licensing, captured the public and behind-the-scenes daily life of the incredible cast of characters comprising "The Greatest Show on Earth."
Among many other famous images, LoomisDeanPhotography.com features 270 iconic Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey circus photographs that are available for licensing. Many more circus images are not yet shown on the website. Also available are Dean's dairy entries, articles, circus schedules, and his book on the often dramatic, hilarious and sometimes scandalous daily life with the circus. Please visit LoomisDeanPhotography.com for Dean's unique perspective on the golden age of the circus, whose last performance is May 7, 2017, culminating its 146-year history.
Direct link to the circus images: http://loomisdeanphotography.com/index.php/work/circus.html?details=on&dir=desc&limit=100&order=photo_shot_date&p=1&q=&zoom=on
Loomis Dean went on to become one of the legendary photographers whose work made LIFE magazine the leading photography showcase for more than four decades. His work featured on LoomisDeanPhotography.com has appeared in hundreds of galleries, magazines and museums worldwide, and he received numerous awards throughout his career.
Please contact Christopher Dean for more information and/or photography from the archives at LoomisDeanPhotography.com.
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