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Barnum & Bailey greatest show on earth.

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Title
Barnum & Bailey greatest show on earth.
Names
Strobridge & Co. Lith. (Lithographer)
Collection

Circus and magic posters

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1915
Date Issued: 1915
Place: Cincinnati [Ohio] :
Publisher: Strobridge Litho Co.,
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: MWEZ +++ 19777, no. 1
Topics
Elephants
Barnum and Bailey
Notes
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Illustrated poster for the Barnum & Bailey circus, showing Amy Dupont surrounded by trained elephants.
Content: In 1881 James E. Cooper sold his interest in the Cooper and Bailey circus to his partner James E. Bailey who then combined shows with P. T. Barnum. Bailey became controlling partner in 1888 when the show was renamed Barnum and Bailey. Sold to Ringling Brothers in 1907, it operated as a separate show through 1919 when the two were combined to form Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows.
Content: Miss Amy Dupont, first and only lady elephant trainer, and her marvelous war elephants--Bottom of poster.
Content: Posters & lobby cards
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Physical Description
Extent: 1 poster : col. ; 50 x 75 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG98-F774
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14426840
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7ab76120-c62c-012f-c645-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1915: Created (Approximate)
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Barnum & Bailey greatest show on earth." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1915 - 1915. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4ecf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Barnum & Bailey greatest show on earth." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 3, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4ecf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1915 - 1915). Barnum & Bailey greatest show on earth. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4ecf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Barnum & Bailey greatest show on earth.