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Call number CWi 6123 A-B
Title Barnum & London Circus
Collection Herald
Date circa 1887
Object Name Herald
Creator Courier Company
Scope & Content 7" x 21" - black print on green paper

Side A - "MORE THAN ENOUGH FOR ALL THE MULTITUDE," performers include Captain Paul Boyton

Side B - "LAST NOTICE FROM THE GREATEST ON EARTH"

Reading, Wednesday, May 25

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.