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Great Traveling World's Fair for the Campaign of 1873
  • Phineas Taylor Barnum
    1810–1891
    born: Bethel, Connecticut, United States ; died: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States ; active: United States
  • Great Traveling World's Fair for the Campaign of 1873, 1873
  • published in Harper's Weekly, March 29, 1873
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood engraving, hand coloring, letterpress
  • Paper Type: newsprint
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 200 x 226 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 7/8 x 8 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 421 x 294 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 9/16 x 11 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of Hal M. Davison, Class of 1949
  • Not on display
  • 1998.0215
Multimedia
Description

Man gesturing towards an array of exotic beasts, locations and people with text below. Image of Barnum with animals, train and ships -colored- yellow, red, blue and green.