The Flying Concellos Stars of the Ringling Bros, Barnum & Bailey Circus, 1939 by Melvin Hale ArtistLA Melvin Hale (ArtistLA), an award-winning digital artist, uses vintage black and white photos and real photo postcards (RPPCs) to create realistic color digital paintings that bring the past alive. It's called Digital Realism. See the transformation of this artwork from black & white, and more at www.artistla.com/flyingconcellos.htm
The Ringling brothers were seven siblings who transformed their small touring company of performers into one of America's largest circuses in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. All of them were orn in McGregor,Iowa and raised in Baraboo,Wisconsin.They merged their Ringling Brothers Circus with America's other leading circus troupes,ultimately creating the Ringling Bros.Barnum & Bailey Circus, which still tours today under their name.