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Call number CWi 6145 A-B
Title Beers-Barnes Circus
Collection Herald
Date circa 1950
Object Name Herald
Creator Curtiss Show Print
Scope & Content 10.5" x 27.5" - black print on tan paper

Side A - "THE RELIABLE OLD TIME FAVORITE RETURNS," acts include Capt. Willis and his Trained Seals, and the Lois Troupe

Side B - "HERE COMES THE CIRCUS - ONE DAY ONLY (also Tillie and her pals Patsy the Chimp and Captain David Hoover, lion act)"

HERE SOON (in insert space on title hear, not at bottom of herald)

A herald was a form of advertisement used by circuses in conjunction with posters and curriers and would be distributed in advance of the arrival of a circus. Usually lacking any color and printed on newsprint, heralds often had the same appearance as a hand bill and could range from a one page one sided item to a multi paged publication similar in appearance to a newspaper.