[Posters, programmes and playbills relating to prominent circus companies, from the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center] [electronic resource], 1803-1972 1835-1929.

Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
[2015 release].
Published/​Created
Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, c2015.

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Subject(s)
Series
Victorian popular culture. Circuses, sideshows and freaks. [More in this series]
Compiled/​Created
1803-1972 1835-1929.
Summary note
Collection of posters, playbills and programmes for circus companies such as Al G. Barnes, Adam Forepaugh, Sells Brothers, Sells-Floto, Barnum and Bailey, Astley's Royal Amphitheatre, Ringling Brothers, and Hagenbeck-Wallace. Includes material about P.T. Barnum, Joe E. Ward, Buffalo Bill (William Cody), and Philip Astley.
Notes
  • Title supplied by publisher.
  • Resource viewed on 10 June 2015.
  • Originally published Sept. 2009; re-released in 2015 with additional material and amendments to URLs.
Location of originals
Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin
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