80s Gunther Gebel Williams Circus Leopard t-shirt Extra Small
Chest 15.5 in.
Length 24 in.
Content: 50/50 Cotton/Polyester
Tag Brand: Sherry
This fun and colorful double-sided t-shirt celebrates Gunther Gebel-Williams' farewell tour in the 80s with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Gebel-Williams was an animal trainer that worked with the circus from 1968-1990. He was known particularly for training elephants and tigers but this shirt features one of Gebel-Williams' trained leopards. Before his retirement, he worked as the vice-president in charge of animals for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, and at its peak his act featured up to seventeen animals at a time.Gebel-Williams chose to give his farewell tour from 1989 to 1990 due to health problems.
The tag says small but this shirt fits like a modern unisex adult extra small. There is a repair near the sleeve, see pics.