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Call number CWi 4697 A-B
Title Col. Geo. W. Hall Shows
Collection Gollmar, Walter Papers
Date Undated
Object Name Herald
Creator Ackermann-Quigly Litho Co., Kansas City, Missouri
Scope & Content 10.5" x 28" - Black print on white field

An undated herald from Col. G.W. Hall's Shows featuring a variety of acts including performing ponies, high wire artists, :A Whole Colony of Baby Animals," and a clown carnival.

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.

This herald forms a part of CWM SC 36, Gollmar, Walter Papers.