The Circus Poster Collection : Barnum in the late 1800s
Title:
Billy Burke, character clown — Wm. E. Burke's address to the public
Scope & Content:
This poster is one of many fine examples of circus posters printed by the Strobridge Lithograph Company of Cincinnati in the early 1880s when American entrepreneur and cultural icon P.T. Barnum first negotiated the merger of his circus to form "P.T. Barnum's and Great London Combined."
Extent of Description:
ca. 24 1/2" x 31"
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