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Call number CWi 6749
Title Tryon Bros. Circus
Collection Herald
Date 1890
Object Name Herald
Creator Era Steam Print, Oakland, IA
Scope & Content 9" x 21" -- black print on white paper

Side A (only) --"WAIT FOR THE BIG SHOW" Notable acts include: Miss Viola Reed; Albert Gaston.

Date imprint -- none circa 1890

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.