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Call number CWi 6448 A-B
Title J.H. La Pearl's Circus
Collection Herald
Date 1896
Object Name Herald
Creator Hennegan and Company Show Print, Cincinnati, Ohio
Scope & Content 10 1/2" 28" -- black print on pink paper

Side A-- "RETURN OF THE FAVORITE" Notable acts include the La Pearl children Harry, Miss Eva, Roy.


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.