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Call number CWi 6734 A-B
Title Sun Bros. Circus
Collection Herald
Date 1915
Object Name Herald
Creator US Printing & Litho Co, Erie, PA
Scope & Content 10 1/2" x 28" -- black print on pinkish paper

Side A --"FEW MORE DAYS TO WAIT. QUARTER CENTURY JUBILEE TOUR" Notable acts include: Trans-Pacific Mid-Air Wizardy Troupe iron jaw troup; Human Butterfly Beauties.

Side B --"3 RINGS AND ELEVATED STAGES -- LARGEST MENAGERIE" Notable acts include: Herr Klotz's elephants; Whirlwind Nesonias; Tango Bill & horse; M'lle Kolland.

Date imprint -- none

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.