P.T. Barnum

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P.T. Barnum

All of the following issues have content related to Daniel Mendoza. In most cases, if duplicate issues appear for the same date, the item with the highest item # will have the most up-to-date information. Enjoy this exploration of this notable figure: <strong>&quot;P.T. Barnum via Rare &amp; Early Newspapers.&quot;</strong>
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638744

P.T. Barnum & his white elephant... Modoc Indians... Baseball...

Item #638744

December 08, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 8, 1883  The back page has: "Modocs On A Peace Footing" "Bogus Charley--Steamboat Frank--Princess Mary--Shacknasty Jim--Scarface Charley, and others" "Savages Converted Into Agriculturists..." with more on the Modoc Indians in the Idaho Territory, all taking nearly 2 1/2 columns.

Also on the bkpg: "Barnum's White Elephant&... See More  

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$32.00
175110

Remington's "Soldering in the Southwest"...

Item #175110

August 21, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1886  Full ftpg. is a famous F. Remington print: 'Soldering in the Southwest--The Rescue of Corporal Scott, a Black soldier.

Fullpg: 'A Forest Fire'. Halfpg: 'Types From Arizona' includes Indians & soldiers. Displayable fullpg. print: 'Annapolis, Md.' being 5 views. Also present is "ELEPHANTS IN A BATH", whic... See More  

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664214

Remington's "Soldering in the Southwest"... Terrific lacrosse print....

Item #664214

August 21, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1886  The full ftpg. is the famous & desirable  Frederic Remington print: 'Soldering in the Southwest--The Rescue of Corporal Scott", a Black soldier.

Other prints within: 'A Forest Fire' halfpg: 'Types From Arizona' includes Indians & soldiers; a displayable fullpg: 'Annapolis, Md.' being 5 views.

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654407

"The Greatest Show On Earth" burns again...

Item #654407

November 21, 1887

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, November 21 & 26, 1887  The front page of the issue from the 21st has,"Fire Record," which provides an account of the devastating fire in Bridgeport, Connecticut at the winter quarters of P.T. Barnum's "Greatest Show On Earth." The issue of the 26th includes a follow-up report on page 1 which mentions the death of the famed rhinoceros, al... See More  

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222501

P. T. Barnum's Circus Fire...

Item #222501

December 03, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: New York, NY, December 3, 1887.



* P.T. Barnum's Circus Fire
* Map of the City of Boston


This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day with accompanying text which include: "Main Pumping Engine of the Boston Sewage System", "Fire Engine Tender", "Burning of Rare Animals", "Boston Drai
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591399

P. T. Barnum's Circus Fire... Map of the city of Boston...

Item #591399

December 03, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 3, 1887 The issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day with accompanying text which include: "Main Pumping Engine of the Boston Sewage System", "Fire Engine Tender", "Burning of Rare Animals", "Boston Drainage System - Reservoirs at Moon Island", map of the "City of Boston", "Jay
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648931

P. T. Barnum's Circus Fire... Map of the city of Boston...

Item #648931

December 03, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 3, 1887 The issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day with accompanying text which include: "Main Pumping Engine of the Boston Sewage System", "Fire Engine Tender", "Burning of Rare Animals", "Boston Drainage System - Reservoirs at Moon Island", map of the "City of Boston", "Jay
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214429

Circus King P.T. Barnum Retires 1888...

Item #214429

November 25, 1888

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, November 25, 1888.



* Circus King Phineas T. Barnum  Retires...
 
This 8 page newspaper has a small but significant headline at the bottom of the front page: "P.T. BARNUM HAS RETIRED" which say he has retired from the circus business. This is a brief but first report on this famous circus king. As a collectible, 1st reports
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$65.00
564485

Illustrated London News bound volume... Hundreds of great prints...

Item #564485

January 03, 1891

Here is a complete bound volume of the first illustrated newspaper in the world, THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, containing all 26 weekly issues for January 3 to June 27, 1891.



An absolute treasure-trove of terrific prints, and this volume is in much better condition than most. Having been a dealer in this (and other) titles for over 33 years we have handled hundreds of these bound volume... See More  

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556068
Item #556068

March 09, 1891

THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 9, 1891



* P.T. Barnum - Phineas

* Circus king

* Close to death




This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 3:



* Phineas T. Barnum

* The Great Showman, Dying




with small illustration of Barnum. (see)



Other news of the day. Light browning with some small margin tears, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.... See More  

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219932

P.T. Barnum Death...

Item #219932

April 08, 1891

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, April 8, 1891. 

 

* P. T. Barnum

* Phineas T. Barnum death

* Circus - Showman




This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that includes: "PHINEAS T. BARNUM DEAD" "He Passes Away at Bridgeport, Conn., at the Age of Eighty One" "Short Sketch Of The Showman's Life" and more. Other news of the day
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543983

P.T. Barnum Death...

Item #543983

April 08, 1891

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, April 8, 1891. 

 

* P. T. Barnum

* Phineas T. Barnum death

* Circus - Showman




This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that includes:



* PHINEAS T. BARNUM DEAD

* He Passes Away at Bridgeport, Conn., at the Age of Eighty One

* Short Sketch Of The Showman's Life

and more.



Other news of the day throughout. This i
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547103

P.T. Barnum Death...

Item #547103

April 08, 1891

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, April 8, 1891. 

 

* P. T. Barnum

* Phineas T. Barnum death

* Circus - Showman




This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that includes:



* PHINEAS T. BARNUM DEAD

* He Passes Away at Bridgeport, Conn., at the Age of Eighty One

* Short Sketch Of The Showman's Life

and more.



Other news of the day throughout. This i
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570926

Death of P. T. Barnum...

Item #570926

April 08, 1891

Springfield Republican, MA, April 8, 1891  This issue contains two separate articles pertaining to the death of P. T. Barnum.The Death of P. T. Barnum" The one article is on page 5 with the header "He Passes Peacefully Away in the Presence of His Family. This also contains information on the way the he had prescribed directions for his funeral. On page 4, an article is headed "... See More  

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601295

P.T. Barnum Death...

Item #601295

April 08, 1891

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1891. 

 

* P. T. Barnum

* Phineas T. Barnum death

* Circus - Showman




The front page has one column headlines: "THE GREAT SHOWMAN DEAD" "Last Hours Of The Life Of Phineas T. Barnum" "The Veteran Manager Sinks Into A Peaceful Sleep Knows No Waking--The Funeral To Be Private At His Express Desire"



Other news of
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603216

Death of P. T. Barnum...

Item #603216

April 08, 1891

THE DAILY BOOMERANG, Laramie, Wyoming, April 8, 1891 



* P. T. Barnum

* Phineas T. Barnum death

* Circus - Showman




A great title for a newspaper from the Old West (named after the editor's mule: guess he couldn't get rid of him). The top of the front page has a heading: "P.T. BARNUM DEAD" "The Great Old Showman Is No More" "Death By Heart Failure" ... See More  

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649857

P.T. Barnum Death...

Item #649857

April 08, 1891

THE WORLD, New York City, April 8, 1891. 

 

* P. T. Barnum

* Phineas T. Barnum death

* Circus - Showman




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PHINEAS T. BARNUM DEAD" with subheads and illustration of Barnum. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, some spine wear, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.
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570924

Death of P. T. Barnum...

Item #570924

April 11, 1891

WAVERLY FREE PRESS, Waverly, New York, April 11, 1891  The second page of this issue contains the report of the death of P. T. Barnum"On Tuesday evening, April 7, 1891, that prince of showmen, P. T. Barnum, breathed his last. He was in this 81st year and died from heart failure... His life was rounded out full and complete, and will always shine out in the amusement world like a ... See More  

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600117

P. T. Barnum death funeral...

Item #600117

April 11, 1891

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1891



* Phineas T. Barnum death funeral



The front page has one column headings one column headings: "BEQUESTS BY MR. BARNUM" "His Estate Valued At Five Million Dollars" "An Annuity Of Forty Thousand Dollars To His Wife..." "The Showman's Funeral" and more. Coverage on the death and funeral of circus icon Phineas T. Barn... See More  

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652074

P. T. Barnum death funeral...

Item #652074

April 11, 1891

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., April 11, 1891



* Phineas T. Barnum death funeral



Page 3 has an article headed: "Funeral Of Phineas T. Barnum" with subhead. (see) Page 5 has another related article headed: "The Great Showman's Will" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the death and funeral of circus icon Phineas T. Barnum.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light... See More  

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175596

P.T. Barnum... The Columbian Exposition in Chicago...

Item #175596

April 18, 1891

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1891  Fullpg: 'Interior of the 'Monument' which commemorates the Great Fire in London'. Very nice doublepage centerfold: 'Bird's-eye View of the Columbian Exposition', Chicago'. A one-eighth pg. illus. of 'Phineas T. Barnum' with an article on him, who recently died (see inset).

Complete in sixteen pages.

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216594

Hartford, Connecticut Circus Fire...

Item #216594

July 07, 1944

 LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, July 7, 1944.



* Hartford Connecticut Circus Fire

* Barnum and Bailey's Big Apple Circus



This 8 page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page: "CIRCUS FIRE DEATHS NOW AT 159" with subheads and World War II related headlines as well. Other news of the day. Little margin wear, otherwise in good condition.



Historical Backgr... See More  

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