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Call number CWi 6174 A-B
Title Burr Robbins Circus
Collection Herald
Date circa 1885
Object Name Herald
Creator Jno. B. Jeffery Mammoth Show Printing and Engraving Co.
Scope & Content 10.5" x 28" - black pring on white field

Side A - "A SHOW OF A LIFETIME," performers include Ashantee Chief "Kolomo," Prince Satsuma & his Royal Troupe, and Dagmar & Jansen

Side B - "1,000,000 Volunteers called to Arms WAR! WAR! WAR!"

Clinton, Monday, May 11

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.