1947 Cover Theatre Arts Emmett Kelly Weary Willie Clown Costume Circus Hobo YTA3


Please note that this is a cover only!

This is an original 1947 color cover for Theatre Arts magazine, April 1947, that features an illustration of American circus performer, Emmett Kelly, dressed in a hobo clown costume designed by Miles White for his role as "Weary Willie".


This 66+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.25 x 10.75 inches; 21 x 27 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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