P.T. Barnum

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P.T. Barnum

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542386

P. T. Barnum's Museum goes up in flames...

Item #542386

July 14, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, July 14, 1865  The ftpg. has a diagram headed: "The Great Conflagration--New York July 13, 1865". One column heads include: "FIRE!!" "Conflagration In New York!" "Immense Destruction of Property!" "Barnum's Museum IN Ruins!" "The Astor House Endangered!" "The Burning of Animals  and Curiosities!&q... See More  

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558857

P. T. Barnum's Museum burns to the ground...

Item #558857

July 14, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 14, 1865  The first column on the ftpg. has the dramatic news of the day: "GREAT CONFLAGRATION" "Barnum's Museum In Ashes" "Twenty Other Buildings Partially Destroyed" "History of the Museum" "Carnival of Slaughter" "Frightful Combats of the Beasts" "Lions, Tigers, Whales & Boa Constrictors Perishing i... See More  

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611371

P. T. Barnum's tragic fire...

Item #611371
NEW YORK HERALD, July 14, 1865 



* Phineas Barnum Circus Museum Fire



Very fine coverage of the disastrous fire which destroyed P. T. Barnum's American Museum, with first column heads: "CONFLAGRATIONS" "Destruction of Barnum's Museum" "Supposed Origin of the Fire" "A Boa Constrictor On the Loose" "The Learned Seal Saved" "18 B... See More  

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223312

Barnum Museum fire in 1865....

Item #223312

July 15, 1865

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 15, 1865.



* P.T. Barnum

* Circus Museum fire




This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 5 that include: "THE CONFLAGRATION" "Scenes Yesterday" "The Last Of Barnum's Museum" "The Smoking Ruins and the Crowds of Visitors" "A Glmpse of the Dead Whale" and more. Nice to have in a New York title.
 
Other news of the day throughout. Some foxing at t
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650959

P.T. Barnum's museum is destroyed by fire...

Item #650959

July 15, 1865

WALTON'S MORNING JOURNAL, Montpelier, Vermont, July 15, 1865  The ftpg. has over a full column headed: "The Burning Of Barnum's Museum". Also on the ftpg: "The execution of Mrs. Surratt caused intense excitement among the rebel conspirators in Canada...singing secession songs and threatening the President of the United States with terrible retribution."

Four pages... See More  

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578194

P. T. Barnum's museum destroyed by fire...

Item #578194

July 29, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, July 29, 1865 



* Phineas T. Barnum

* Circus museum fire




The ftpg. has 2 prints of the great fire at Barnum's Museum in New York City (see). Plus the doublepg. centerfold is a large & very dramatic print showing Barnum's building on fire, with hundreds of spectators & firemen--including fire engines--in the foreground. ... See More  

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656194

P. T. Barnum's museum destroyed by fire...

Item #656194

July 29, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, July 29, 1865  The ftpg. has 2 prints of the great fire at Barnum's Museum in New York City. Plus the double page foldout centerfold is a large & very dramatic print showing Barnum's building on fire with hundreds of spectators & firemen--including fire engines--in the foreground.

Inside has prints of: "The Tropical Fru... See More  

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203328

Early Nevada - P.T. Barnum Museum In 1865...

Item #203328
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 1, 1865 Nice pg. 7 report: "Nevada" "Letter from the Silver State--Unionville--Its Topography--Two Years Ago--Then and Now--A New Era" & more. Also on pg. 7: "Barnums Museum--Letter from its Proprietor" which describes the rebuilding of the American Museum, signed in type: P.T. Barnum. Good condition.

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538978

P. T. Barnum letter... Baseball in 1865...

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NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 1, 1865  Inside has a letter about the re-opening of Barnum's American Museum, signed in type: P. T. Barnum.

Page 7 has a very brief summary and box score of a baseball match played between two fire companies. The back page has a summary and box score of a baseball match played between the Atlantic and Eureka clubs. 

Other news of the day throughou... See More  

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583010

Jenny Lind image...

The "science" of phrenology had its own publication...

Item #583010

June 01, 1866

AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, & LIFE ILLUSTRATED, New York, June, 1866

* Phrenology Theory

* Rare image of Jenny Lind, of P.T. Barnum fame


Phrenology is a theory stating that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of the skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it.

The front page h... See More  

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560688

Levey Brothers Extinguisher... P.T. Barnum...

Item #560688
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, December 16, 1867



Inside has a nice illus. showing "Levey Brothers Extinguisher, Or Portable Fire-Engine" being used on a fire inside a home. Also two views of the extinguisher. Also included is a fullpage illustration which has 16 portraits of the managers of various New York theatres, including: "P. T. Barnum, American Museum Broadway". The ... See More  

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1868 P.T. Barnum - General Tom Thumb...

Item #215466

March 03, 1868

WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, Madison, March 3, 1868.

 

* General Tom Thumb advertisement - Phineas T. Barnum museum fire



The front page has a detailed notice for an exhibition and performance by Gen. Tom Thumbs Troupe. Also has: "Heavy Fire In New York Barnums Museum Destroyed" "Also Van Amburghs Menagerie" "Most of Animals Burned Up". Other news of the day includes: "Wisconsin Items"
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173184

P.T. Barnum's Museum fire... Ludlow Street Jail...

Item #173184

March 21, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 21, 1868  The prime feature of this issue is the set of full-page images related to the fire at P.T. Barnum's American Museum: 'Burning of Barnum's Museum - the Animals during the Fire,' and the 'Exterior of Barnum's Museum After the Fire'. Related text is present as well.

Full front page shows the 7: 'Portraits of Managers... See More  

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130679

P.T. Barnum in court...

Item #130679

April 10, 1868

FLAKES DAILY BULLETIN, Galveston, Texas, April 10, 1868  A Ftpg. report:  "P. T. Barnum on the Witness Stand" provides details about the case of Cook vs. Barnum, and includes testimony from Barnum. Ftpg. has a small stain in the blank lower margin. A very early Galveston newspaper.

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565234

P. T. Barnum's circus caravan...

Item #565234

May 20, 1871

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, from New York, dated May 20, 1871 A fullpage inside: "The Prince Of Showman.--Barnum's State-Progress Across The Continent with His Superb Triple Show--Museum, Menagerie, Caravan & Hippodrome." Also has a 4 1/2 by 6 inch illustration: "New Hampshire.--Mt. Washington.--Interior Of The Tip-Top House, & Home Of The Observation Party."



This is comp... See More  

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173518

The real Tom Thumb...

Item #173518

June 03, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 3, 1871 (with Supplement)

Nearly fullpg: 'Land, Ho! Scene on Board an Emigrant Ship'. 'German Peace Jubilee in Philadelphia'. Small illus. "The Fishery Question" by Thomas Nast has an early (and very small) version of the "modern" Uncle Sam.

Also interesting is the article found in the Supplement, ironically placed below an unrelated ... See More  

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173708

Mardi Gras... P.T. Barnum ad...

Item #173708

March 29, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 29, 1873  Full ftpg. political cartoon by Nast: "The Game of Fox and Geese; or Legal Trial of the Period". Full page "Mardi Gras in New Orleans--Grand Tableau of the 'Mistick Krewe' " with accompanying article. Nice Thomas Nast doublepage centerfold: "The Meeting of Nast and Watterson in Central Jersey". Two prints re:... See More  

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597312

Mardi Gras... P.T. Barnum Ad...

Item #597312

March 29, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 29, 1873



* Mardi Gras - New Orleans



Full ftpg. political cartoon by Nast: "The Game of Fox and Geese; or Legal Trial of the Period". Fullpage "Mardi Gras in New Orleans--Grand Tableau of the 'Mistick Krewe' " with accompanying article. Nice Thomas Nast double page centerfold: "The Meeting of Nast and Watterson in Central J... See More  

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596701

Mardi Gras... P.T. Barnum Ad...

Item #596701

March 29, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 29, 1873



* Mardi Gras - New Orleans



Full ftpg. political cartoon by Nast: "The Game of Fox and Geese; or Legal Trial of the Period". Fullpage "Mardi Gras in New Orleans--Grand Tableau of the 'Mistick Krewe' " with accompanying article. Nice Thomas Nast double page centerfold: "The Meeting of Nast and Watterson in Central J... See More  

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598341

Mardi Gras... P.T. Barnum Ad...

Item #598341

March 29, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 29, 1873



* Mardi Gras - New Orleans



Full ftpg. political cartoon by Nast: "The Game of Fox and Geese; or Legal Trial of the Period". Fullpage "Mardi Gras in New Orleans--Grand Tableau of the 'Mistick Krewe' " with accompanying article. Nice Thomas Nast double page centerfold: "The Meeting of Nast and Watterson in Central J... See More  

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215184

1873 P.T. Barnum Circus Advertisement....

Item #215184

April 18, 1873

WOONSOCKET PATRIOT, AND RHODE ISLAND STATE REGISTER, April 18, 1873.

 

* Phineas T. Barnum P.T.

* 1873 Circus Advertisement w/ Illustrations




Page 5 has an advertisement for: P. T. Barnums Great Traveling Worlds Fair. Includes four one column illustrations of the various attractions, plus a larger illustration of Prof. Farers Wonderful Talking Machine. Takes two entire columns. News of the d
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221781

Terrific & huge P. T. Barnum circus ad...

Item #221781

June 12, 1873

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 12, 1873 



* Huge, graphic P. T. Barnum circus poster ad

* Captain Jack & the Modoc Indians



The ftpg. has one column heads on: "THE MODOCS" "Captain Jack Makes a Speech" with more (see photos), but certainly the prime content in this issue is the huge broadside-like, full page 3 advertisement for: "BARNUM'S GREAT SHOW" which ... See More  

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576054

Terrific & huge P. T. Barnum circus ad...

Item #576054

June 12, 1873

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 27, 1873 



* Nice graphic P. T. Barnum circus ad

* Phineas T. Barnum




The front page news of day with many advertisements.



Page 2 has a great ad measuring 26 x 5 inches: "GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH !" which is to perform in Rochester on this day. See the various photos below for this terrific & very graphic ad, which fe... See More  

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221800

Susan B. Anthony in 1873...

Item #221800

June 24, 1873

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE, Rochester, N.Y., June 24, 1873.

 

* Susan B. Anthony

* Right of Trial ?




On page 3 under What Constitutes The Right Of Trial By Jury? is:



* The United States of America vs. Susan B. Anthony--Argument of Mr. Sedon, Counsel for the Defendant, on a Motion for a New Trial at Canandaigua, June 19, 1873.



* Other news of the day includes: "P.T. Barnum to
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215646

P.T. Barnum Circus 1873 Advertisement....

Item #215646

August 09, 1873

THE COLDWATER REPUBLICAN, Michigan, August 9, 1873.



* Great 19th century Phineas T. Barnum illustrated circus advertisement poster



This 4 page newspaper has a great full back page advertisement for: "P.T. BARNUM'S GREAT TRAVELING WORLD'S FAIR" with very nice illustrations. Would look very nice framed. News of the day with other advertisements. Some browning around the margin with a few edge
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645184

P. T. Barnum circus advertisement...

Item #645184

September 22, 1873

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 22, 1873 



* P.T. Phineas Barnum ad



The photo shows the nice back page ad for " P. T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum Menagerie" which includes a portrait of Mr. Barnum and various details about the attractions and performances. The ad takes two-thirds of the column.

Eight pages, good condition.... See More  

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652046

P. T. Barnum circus advertisement...

Item #652046

September 24, 1873

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 24 1873  The photo shows the nice page 5 ad for " P. T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum Menagerie" which includes a portrait of Mr. Barnum and various details about the attractions and performances. The ad takes two-thirds of the column.

Eight pages, good condition.

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652692

P. T. Barnum circus advertisement...

Item #652692

September 25, 1873

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 25, 1873  The photo shows the nice page 5 ad for " P. T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum Menagerie" which includes a portrait of Mr. Barnum and various details about the attractions and performances. The ad takes two-thirds of the column.

Eight pages, good condition.

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648585

P. T. Barnum circus advertisement from 1873...

Item #648585

October 01, 1873

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Oct. 1, 1873  The photo shows the nice back page ad for " P. T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum Menagerie" which includes a portrait of Mr. Barnum and various details about the attractions and performances. The ad takes two-thirds of the column.

Eight pages, good condition.

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646078

P. T. Barnum circus advertisement...

Item #646078

October 02, 1873

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Oct. 2, 1873 



* P.T. Phineas Barnum ad



The photo shows the nice back page ad for " P. T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum Menagerie" which includes a portrait of Mr. Barnum and various details about the attractions and performances. The ad takes two-thirds of the column. Also ftpg. column heads on: "The Financial Panic"

Eight pages, good co... See More  

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646523

P. T. Barnum circus advertisement...

Item #646523

October 03, 1873

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Oct. 3, 1873 



* P.T. Phineas Barnum ad



The photo shows the nice back page ad for " P. T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum Menagerie" which includes a portrait of Mr. Barnum and various details about the attractions and performances. The ad takes two-thirds of the column.

Eight pages, minor ftpg. staining, good condition.... See More  

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672632

P. T. Barnum circus advertisement from 1873...

Item #672632

October 03, 1873

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Oct. 3, 1873 



* P.T. Phineas Barnum ad



The photo shows the nice back page ad for " P. T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum Menagerie" which includes a portrait of Mr. Barnum and various details about the attractions and performances. The ad takes two-thirds of the column.

Eight pages, minor ftpg. staining, overall good condition.... See More  

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606173

P.T. Barnum circus ad....

Item #606173

November 09, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 9, 1873



* Phineas T. Barnum

* Circus & museum ad




Page 7 has an unusual advertisement for: "P.T. Barnum's Great Show !" (see) This ad measures 8 x 2 1/2 inches.

Other news and advertisments of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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594050

P.T. Barnum's circus...

Item #594050

April 18, 1874

DAILY CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, April 18, 1874  The back page has an ad for "P.T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum Menagerie" with 3 illustrations, one of which shows P.T. Barnum (see). A wealth of other illustrated ads throughout.

Four pages, great condition.

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601725

Washington Harrison Donaldson ballooning...

Item #601725

July 25, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 25, 1874



* Washington Harrison Donaldson

* Phineas P. T. Barnum ballooning




Page 5 has one column headings: "Up In A Balloon" "Mr. Donaldson and Five Friends on a Mid-Air Voyage in the New Balloon Barnum" See images for text here.

Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, very minor wear, nice condition.... See More  

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602942

P.T. Barnum's hippodrome...

Item #602942

August 04, 1874

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, August 4, 1874



* Saratoga Springs NY gambling

* P.T. Barnum hippodrome




The front page has one column headings: "Saratoga Gambling" "An Inside View of John Morrissey's Club House" "Description of the Place"

Page 2 has: "Barnum, The Great" "The Opening of the Hippodrome in Boston"

Other news of the day with sev... See More  

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565211

P. T. Barnum's residence... Henry War Beecher...

Item #565211

August 29, 1874

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, from New York dated August 29, 1874 The frontpage of the issue is of Reverend Henry Ward Beecher with his residence. Inside the issue is coverage and illustrations of "The Plymouth Church Inquiry". A fullpage includes three illustrations: "'Waldmere,' The Residence Of P. T. Barnum, Esq., At Bridgeport, Conn." and one which shows the exterior of the home.&n... See More  

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151525

P.T Barnum...

Item #151525
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, August, September, 1874 See the inset for the nice, nearly half column ad for "P. T Barnum's Great Roman Hippodrome" that includes a nice woodcut of Mr. Barnum. Ad appears on an inside page or the bkpg. Good shape. 



PLEASE NOTE the photo is an example of what you will recieve.  This issue will be different in date, but similar in content and condi... See More  

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657769

1875 Moody and Sankey...

Item #657769

February 12, 1875

NEW YORK WITNESS, Extra # 1, Feb. 12, 1875



* Evangelist Dwight L. Moody's sermon

* Preaches at P.T. Barnum's Hippodrome

* Ira D. Sankey - Number "one" issue




This uncommon temperance issue is entirely focused on the Moody and Sankey meetings at the New York hippodrome. All the text on the front and back pertain to this. Includes a diagram of the hippodrome on the top front... See More  

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605989

P.T. Phineas Barnum ad

Item #605989

April 16, 1875

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 16, 1875



* Phineas T. Barnum

* Hippodrome advertisement




Page 5 has a 11 x 2 inch advertisement for: "P. T. BARNUM'S GREAT ROMAN HIPPODROME" with illustration of Barnum. (see)

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, very minor spine, nice condition.

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647428

Moody and Sankey...

Item #647428

June 01, 1875

NEW YORK WITNESS, Extra # 2, June, 1875



* Evangelist Dwight L. Moody's sermon

* Preaches at P.T. Barnum's Hippodrome

* Ira D. Sankey




This uncommon temperance issue is entirely focused on the Moody and Sankey meetings at the New York hippodrome.

Complete with 4 pages, a little margin and fold wear, generally nice.

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Item #151714

July 08, 1875

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT newspaper from Missouri dated July 8, 1875. See the photo below for the front page of this issue, and the nice illustrated advertisement on page 5 of the P.T. Barnum circus ad which takes a full column with very descriptive text. You get the complete 8 page issue, some minor tears at edges, a bit irregular at the spine, generally in very nice condition. Early!

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611272

Very detailed account of a train robbery...

Item #611272

July 10, 1875

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 10, 1875 



* Outlaws attempt to rob train

* Ad - P. T. Barnum's "Great Roman Hippodrome" circus




The back page has 1 2/3 of a column taken up with great & detailed content concerning the train robbery at Long Point, Illinois, with heads at the top of the column: "PULL OUT!" "An Express Train on the Vandalia Road Bo... See More  

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626817

Great P. T. Barnum advertisement...

Item #626817

September 01, 1875

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, September 1, 1875 



* P.T. Phineas Barnum ad



The back page has a nice & somewhat large illustrated advertisement for: "Barnum - The Only Hippodrome in America!  Any Ten Shows On This Continent! "P.T. BARNUM'S Great Roman Hippodrome" with further details. The ad includes a large illustration of P. T. Barnum (see).

Eight pages, a lit... See More  

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638523

Great P. T. Barnum advertisement...

Item #638523

September 04, 1875

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, September 4, 1875 



* P.T. Phineas Barnum ad



The back page has a nice & somewhat large illustrated advertisement for: "Barnum - The Only Hippodrome in America!  Any Ten Shows On This Continent! "P.T. BARNUM'S Great Roman Hippodrome" with further details. The ad includes a large illustration of P. T. Barnum (see).

Eight pages, a lit... See More  

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644991

Great P. T. Barnum advertisement...

Item #644991

September 07, 1875

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, September 7, 1875 



* P.T. Phineas Barnum ad



The back page has a nice & somewhat large illustrated advertisement for: "Barnum - The Only Hippodrome in America!  Any Ten Shows On This Continent! "P.T. BARNUM'S Great Roman Hippodrome" with further details. The ad includes a large illustration of P. T. Barnum (see).

Eight pages, a few... See More  

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662137

Great P. T. Barnum advertisement...

Item #662137

September 09, 1875

THE INDIANAPOLIS SENTINEL, September 9, 1875 



* P.T. Phineas Barnum ad



Page 5 has a nice & somewhat large illustrated advertisement for: "The Only Hippodrome in America Any Ten Shows On This Continent! "P.T. BARNUM'S Great Roman Hippodrome" with further details. The ad includes a large illustration of P. T. Barnum (see).

Eight pages, a few binding slits along the... See More  

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628129

Great P. T. Barnum advertisement...

Item #628129

September 11, 1875

THE INDIANAPOLIS SENTINEL, September 11, 1875 



* P.T. Phineas Barnum ad



Page 7 has a nice & somewhat large illustrated advertisement for: "The Only Hippodrome in America Any Ten Shows On This Continent! "P.T. BARNUM'S Great Roman Hippodrome" with further details. The ad includes a large illustration of P. T. Barnum (see).

Eight pages, archival strengthening at th... See More  

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649069

Great P. T. Barnum advertisement...

Item #649069

September 14, 1875

THE INDIANAPOLIS SENTINEL, September 14, 1875 



* P.T. Phineas Barnum ad



Page 7 has a nice & somewhat large illustrated advertisement for: "The Only Hippodrome in America Any Ten Shows On This Continent! "P.T. BARNUM'S Great Roman Hippodrome" with further details. The ad includes a large illustration of P. T. Barnum (see).

Eight pages, archival strengthening at th... See More  

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644559

Great P. T. Barnum advertisement...

Item #644559

September 18, 1875

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, September 18, 1875 



* P.T. Phineas Barnum ad



The back page has a nice & somewhat large illustrated advertisement for: "Barnum - The Only Hippodrome in America!  Any Ten Shows On This Continent! "P.T. BARNUM'S Great Roman Hippodrome" with further details. The ad includes a large illustration of P. T. Barnum (see).

Eight pages, a fe... See More  

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