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Call number CWi 6748 A-B
Title Tompkins Wild West
Collection Herald
Date 1913
Object Name Herald
Creator Erie Litho & Printing Co., Erie, PA
Scope & Content 10 1/2" x 28" -- black print on tan paer

Side A --"THE WORLD'S GREATEST AMUSMENT INSTITUTION -- FRONTIER EXHIBITION AND EUROPEAN CIRCUS -- GREAT OLYMPIC HIPPODROME" Notable acts include: Miss Mabel Hackney

Side B --" THE WORLD'S GREATEST AMUSEMENT INSTITUTION -- AND FRONTIER EXHIBITION. THE BIGGEST AND THE BEST SHOW"

Date imprint -- none

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.