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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 features 8 engravings including one of P.T. Barnum himself as well as various scenes of his acts, including "Wild Fiji Cannibals" "Living Sea Lions" "Wonderful talking Machine " & more.

Pages 2-4 have news of the day many other ads. Complete in 4 pages, minor staining, generally in very nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War