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Call number CWi 20967
Title Dan Rice's Great Show
Collection Poster
Date circa 1857
Object Name Lithograph
Creator Farwell, Purcell & Co Steam Printers, New York
Scope & Content A broadside for Dan Rice's Great Show listing a variety of acts including the elephant Lalla Rookh, Zuaves of Algeria, Holland and Murray, Henry Clay, G. Ryland, Jean Johnson, Isaac Sweet, and Master C. Reed. Also listed are various band leaders including August Storms (leader of the brass band), John Hammell (leader of the string band, and Laurence Gerrold (leader of the reed band). John H. Murray is also mentioned as "Master of the Circle" probably a refernce to the Ringmaster.