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Catalog Number 1931.031.036
Object Name Handbill
Scope & Content Small card-sized handbill advertising Skiff and Gaylord's Minstrels. The recto is printed in green and bears an illustration of five people in blackface, each surrounded by an overlapping oval-shaped frame. "Skiff & Gaylords Minstrels are Coming," is printed above and below. The verso is printed in red, and depicts the shield and eagle from the Great Seal of the United States, surrounded by a ribbon-shaped motif which reads, "The best singers, the best dances, musicals, violinists, operatic, choruses, and the best brass band in the world."
Date c. 1871
Year Range from 1864
Year Range to 1878
Extent of Description 3.125" x 1.125"
Collection Theatre/Theater
Search Terms Minstrel Shows