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Ringling Bros presenting Schuman's German horse circus poster

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Ringling Bros presenting Schuman's German horse circus poster

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Names
Strobridge & Co. Lith. (Lithographer)
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows (Associated name)
Collection

Circus and magic posters

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1909
Place Term: Cincinnati [Ohio] :
Publisher: Strobridge Litho Co.,
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: MWEZ +++ 19777, no. 6
Topics
Horses
Animal shows -- United States -- 1901-1910
Notes
Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Content : Circus Schumann was founded in 1870 and firmly established in Denmark by 1891. It was famous for its equestrian acts. In 1981, the Danish equestrienne Katja Schumann, daughter of master horseman Max Schumann and great-great-granddaughter of the circus' founder, joined the Big Apple Circus of New York City.

Content : Depicts aspects of the Schumann horse circus in performance, including horses appearing as if standing inside beer barrels, four horses seated at a table with beer steins in their mouths, 16 horses of various colors standing on their hind legs, and probably the Berliner Drosky Act.

Content : Never before seen anywhere except in the Schuman establishments in Berlin, Frankfort, & Scheveningen--Bottom.

Content : Poster advertisement for the performance of the Schuman horse circus with the Ringling Brothers circus.

Content : Posters & lobby cards

Content : Schuman's 16 astounding Arabians--Lower center.

Content : The famous brewery act, the most astonishing horse training of all the world--Lower left corner.

Content : The funny Berliner Drosky Act--Lower right corner.

Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Physical Description
Extent: 1 poster : col. ; 51 x 75 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG98-F980
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14326556
UUID: 7f6cf170-c62c-012f-fe09-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1909: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Ringling Bros presenting Schuman's German horse circus poster" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1909. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4ed8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Ringling Bros presenting Schuman's German horse circus poster" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 23, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4ed8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1909). Ringling Bros presenting Schuman's German horse circus poster Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4ed8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Ringling Bros presenting Schuman's German horse circus poster