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Call number CWi 6140 A-B
Title Batcheller & Doris Circus
Collection Herald
Date circa 1881
Object Name Herald
Creator Courier Company
Scope & Content 10" x 28" - black print on white paper


Side B - "GREAT DOUBLE CIRCUS COMPANY," performers include Md'lle Sara, William J. Morgan, Romeo Sebastian, Millie Elizie Cregan, William Marque, Charles Lavant, the Rice Brothers, Md'lle Zoe, and Mr. John Patterson

Marlboro, Friday, September 23

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.