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

The Barnum & Bailey greatest show on earth

Item Information

Title:
The Barnum & Bailey greatest show on earth : The world's largest, grandest, best, amusement institution.
Date:
1904
Format:
Posters
Prints
Genre:
Circus posters
Lithographs
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
Richard Dale McMullan Collection
Subjects:
Circuses & shows
Circus performers
Daredevils
Cycling
Barnum and Bailey
Extent:
1 print : lithograph, color ; 77 x 97 cm.
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Terms of Use:
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Publisher:
Cincinnati ; New York : The Strobridge Litho Co.
Notes:
Title from item.
Caption: Looping the gap. A prodigious Parisian paradox seemingly impossible yet surely accomplished. The sensation of sensations wherein a dauntless rider daily dallies with death and laughingly cavorts through the air literally turning somersaults on a flying bicycle and dashing down from dizzy heights oblivious of all danger.
Language:
English
Accession #:
11_06_000022