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Call number CWi 6641 A-B
Title Robinson's Famous Circus
Collection Herald
Date 1915
Object Name Herald
Creator Donaldson Lithograph Company, Newport, Kentucky
Scope & Content 10 1/2" x 29 1/4" -- black print on white paper


Side B --"NOTABLE & EXTRAORDINARY FEATURES" Notable acts include Major Littlefinger and wife, the Lawande family.

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.