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Gargantua

Alfred Eisenstaedt1940-02

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Gargantua the Great, the famous scar-faced giant gorilla featured in Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey combined shows, in his $20,000, 11-ton, air-conditioned cage as awe-struck visitors look on, at the circus' winter quarters.

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  • Title: Gargantua
  • Date: 1940-02
  • Location: Sarasota, FL, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: Gorillas, Animals, Monkeys, Vintage Print, Circuses, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_5505241
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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