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Barnum and London Poster Collection, 1882-1885

Author: Strobridge & Co. Lith.
Publisher: Cincinnate, O[hio] : The Strobridge Lithographing Co., [1882-1885]
Edition/Format:   Image : Graphic   Archival Material : English : Archival material
Database:WorldCat
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Collection of 47 circus posters, 30"L x 36"W, produced for "P.T. Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth & The Great London Circus Combined With Sanger's Royal British Menagerie & Grand International Allied Shows." The posters depict famous Barnum acts of the day including female aerialist Zazel, Brustad the Giant with Chemah the Dwarf, and exotic animals like sea lions and baby elephants. All posters were published by the
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Genre/Form: Circus posters
Lithographs
Named Person: P T Barnum; Frank Ashton; Billy Burke
Material Type: Graphic
Document Type: Visual material, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Strobridge & Co. Lith.
OCLC Number: 667234303
Description: 47 prints (posters) : chromolithograph.

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Collection of 47 circus posters, 30"L x 36"W, produced for "P.T. Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth & The Great London Circus Combined With Sanger's Royal British Menagerie & Grand International Allied Shows." The posters depict famous Barnum acts of the day including female aerialist Zazel, Brustad the Giant with Chemah the Dwarf, and exotic animals like sea lions and baby elephants. All posters were published by the famed Stobridge Lithograph Company of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Collection of early posters from the circus of P.T. Barnum. Subjects include both large spectacles such as street parades and individual performers.

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