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Call number CWi 6828 A-B
Title Howe's Great London Circus and Sanger's English Menagerie
Collection Herald
Date 1872
Object Name Herald
Creator Reilley, Printers and Engravers, New York
Scope & Content 29" x 10" -- black print on white paper

Side A - "EXCERCISES IN THE RING" Notable performers include Miss Alice; M'lle Marie; M'lle Lilla; Sig. Almonte; James Cook; James Jee; L. Joseph; Faust and Ector; They Byron Brothers; Leon and Swellen; and Leon Suille.

Side B- "ENGLISH RIDERS" Notable performers include Mantano; and Moloch

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.