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Catalog Number 1971.114.031
Object Name Ad, Newspaper
Scope & Content Newspaper ad for the Mat Wixom Dog and Pony Show. The advertisement was originally folded in half down the center. The advertisement's two sides feature text describing the "World's Greatest Dog and Pony Show," including details of "The Revolving Pyramid," "The Great Military Drill," "50 Most Wonderful Educated Dogs," "25 Beautiful Diminutive Little Shetland Ponies," "The Clown, the Donkey, Seizer," and "Trixey the Mathematical Calculating Horse." The advertisement also features numerous prints of engravings showing circus scenes, including performing horses, dogs, monkeys, and trainers.
Date c. 1890
Extent of Description 21" x 14"
Collection Events
Search Terms Circus
Circuses
Wixom Brothers
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