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Object ID 002076

Object Name Great Adam Forepaugh Shows poster

Object Desc Framed color poster for The Great Adam Forepaugh Shows. Illustration of woman on horseback jumping over fence with man at lower edge.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002088

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Reproductions


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location 3rd Floor Hallway South

Object Date 1960

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End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords advertising,posters,signs,Adam Forepaugh Shows,Circus World Museum,horses,circuses,reproductions,

Title Great Adam Forepaugh Shows poster

Description Framed color poster for The Great Adam Forepaugh Shows. Black frame with glass. Orange matting. Poster has black/gray background. Text along left read "The / Great / Adam / Forepaugh / Shows". At upper right corner is text in box "Filemaker / Champion / Of the World / Ridden by / Madam Marantette". Illustration at right is of a woman in dress and hat on horseback jumping over a fence. At lower edge center is a man standing by fence. Cardboard backing with wire across for hanging.


Approx Collection Date

Height 21

Length 0

Width 17

Depth 0.75

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Quantity 0

Material paper; wood; glass; metal


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Place of Origin

Maker Circus World Museum

Maker Details Series of reporductions produced by Circus World Museum.

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Image Caption CMY2088



Date MAY 2,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Paper is worn. At lower left quadrant there are brown stains. At upper edge to left of center there is a white spot, unsure what it is possibly paint. Edges are creased. Minor fading. Frame is worn with areas of chipping and scratches. On back, cardboard is scratched and worn. wire has sharp edges.


Date MAY 2,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date MAY 2,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to 3rd Floor Hallway South from 3rd Floor Hallway South - automatic entry by admin