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Call number CWi 6577 A-B
Title Ringling Bros. Circus
Collection Herald
Date 1896
Object Name Herald
Creator Ringling Brothers Circus
Scope & Content 10 1/4" x 28 1/4 " -- black print on tan paper

Side A --"TUESDAY SEPT 29 IS CIRCUS DAY IN FORTH WORTH" Notable acts include the Dacomas; the Landauers; M'lle Irwin; Mons. Joseph La Fluer; the French Family; the Nelson Family.

Side B --"$5,000 $5,000 CHALLANGE"

Fort Worth, Tuesday, September 29

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.