The Jay T. Last Collection of Entertainment: Circus Prints and Ephemera contains more than 850 printed items that relate to
circuses in the United States from the 1846
to the 1990s. The collection consists of advertising and promotional materials, business records, and illustrations produced
for or pertaining to circuses, their tours and shows, staff
and performers, acts and exhibits, and animals.
approximately 870 items
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