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Call number CWi 6737 A-B
Title Ten-Cent Circus
Collection Herald
Date 1885
Object Name Herald
Creator Great Western Printing Co., Show Printers and Engravers. St. Louis
Scope & Content 5 1/4" x 14" -- black print on gold paper

Side A --" FREE! FREE!" Notable acts include: Memhard; Pete Jenkins; Mons. Parsons.

Side B --"FREE! GRAND! FREE!' Notable acts include: Joseph Parsons; Memhard the Grotesque; Miss Nellie Monroe; Frank Gay and Florence Levanion; Mons. & M'lle Francis

One week longer, Corner 15th and O'Fallon Streets

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.