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Ringling Bros presenting Schuman's German horse circus poster

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Title
Ringling Bros presenting Schuman's German horse circus poster
Names
Strobridge & Co. Lith. (Lithographer)
Collection

Circus and magic posters

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1909
Place: 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
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows
Genres
Posters
Notes
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Biographical/historical: 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: "Never before seen anywhere except in the Schuman establishments in Berlin, Frankfort, & Scheveningen"--Bottom ; "Schuman's 16 astounding Arabians"--Lower center ; "The famous brewery act, the most astonishing horse training of all the world"--Lower left corner ; "The funny Berliner Drosky Act"--Lower right corner
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 1 poster : col. ; 51 x 75 cm
Description
Poster advertisement for the performance of the Schuman horse circus with the Ringling Brothers circus. 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.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG98-F980
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14326556
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7f6cf170-c62c-012f-fe09-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1909: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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 September 20, 2017. 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