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Call number CWi 6653
Title S. B. Howes' Circus
Collection Herald
Date 1855
Object Name Herald
Creator Frank Farwell and Company Steam Job Printers, New York
Scope & Content 11" x 30" -- black print on white paper

Side A (One side only) -- "THE NEW YORK HERALD EXTRA"
Notable acts include General Tom Thumb; Mr. S.P. Stickney; Signor Felix Carlo; Master B. Stickney; Miss Sally Stickney; Mr. W. Armstrong; Bobby Williams.

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.