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Buffalo Bill's wild west [and] Pawnee Bill'e far east poster

Image ID: g98f779

Buffalo Bill's wild west [and] Pawnee Bill'e far east poster (1912)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Buffalo Bill's wild west [and] Pawnee Bill'e far east poster

Additional Name(s)

: U.S. Lithograph Co. -- Lithographer

Created Date

: 1912

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 poster : col. ; 70 x 105 cm., on identically-sized linen backing.

Notes

: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project. Note 2.) A Russell-Morgan print. Note 3.) An entirely new exhibition showing the Meadow Brook Hunt Club, field sports and pastimes--Bottom right. Note 4.) Buffalo Bill's Wild West show assembled by G. W. Lillie (Pawnee Bill) in 1888. In 1906, reorganized as Pawnee Bill's Great Far East. In 1908 Lillie bought an interest in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and in 1909 combined into Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Pawnee Bill's Great Far East, but went bankrupt in 1913. Note 5.) Depicts male and female horseback riders jumping over obstacles, other men and a woman dressed in riding attire, hunting dogs chasing a fox, and two male athletes jumping over a hurdle and a horse. Note 6.) Illustrated poster for Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Pawnee Bill's Great Far East show. Note 7.) Mr. Fred Gerner's great group of athletes and high-jumping men, horses, and dogs--Bottom left. Note 8.) Posters & lobby cards Note 9.) Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

Source

: Circus and magic posters

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Billy Rose Theatre Division

Catalog Call Number

: MWEZ +++ 6192

Digital ID

: g98f779

Record ID

: 182368

Digital Item Published

: 7-28-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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