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The Barnum & Bailey greatest show on earth : The world's grandest, largest, best, amusement institution.

The Barnum & Bailey greatest show on earth

Item Information

Title:
The Barnum & Bailey greatest show on earth : The world's grandest, largest, best, amusement institution.
Date:
[ca. 1895]
Format:
Posters
Prints
Genre:
Circus posters
Lithographs
Portraits
Location:
Boston Public Library
Arts Department
Collection (local):
Richard Dale McMullan Collection
Subjects:
Circuses & shows
Circus animals
Steeplechases
Race horses
Barnum and Bailey
Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891
Bailey, James Anthony, 1847-1906
Extent:
1 print : lithograph, color ; 77 x 99 cm.
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Publisher:
Cin'ti ; N Y ; Lon : The Strobridge Lith. Co.
Notes (date):
Date supplied by cataloger.
Notes:
Title from item.
Caption: Terrific rush of five dashing thoroughbred race horses, driven tandem at break-neck speed over high hurdles around the hippodrome track amidst moments of breathless suspense and intense excitement.
Language:
English
Accession #:
11_06_000002