|Call number||CWi 6818 A-B|
|Title||Yankee Robinson"s Circus|
|Creator||Erie Litho & Printing Co., Erie, Pa.|
|Scope & Content||
10 1/2" x 28" -- black print on tan paper
Side A --"ENORMOUS THREE RING CIRCUS" on cut with Yankee Robinson's Barnum-like portrait. "THE OLDEST SHOW TRAVELING" with huge cut of frontal view of elephant Kon-Go.
Side B --"3 RINGS, 2 ELEVATED STAGES, 2 TRAINS OF CARS" and cuts of ape Consul II, tents and lot, and unloading elephant Kon-Go from train.
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.