CollectionCircus, carnival, and rodeo poster collection (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available ca. 500 prints (posters) : most color; various sizes. | Includes posters created to advertise many kinds of general circuses, acrobatic and animal acts, and wild west shows, including Barnum & Bailey, Forepaugh & Sells, Ringling Brothers, Buffalo Bill, and other companies. In addition, a few posters feature carnivals and rodeos. The bulk of the posters were produced in the United States, but circuses...
- Contributor: Strobridge & Co. Lith
- Date: 1840
CollectionMinstrel poster collection (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 177 prints (posters) : some b&w, most color ; various sizes. | Posters mainly depict minstrels and minstrel companies, performing and in portrait. Minstrels, usually, though not exclusively, performed programs of African-American music, broad comedy and jokes, and African-American impersonations, frequently in blackface. Featured minstrels include Lew Dockstader, Al G. Field, Carroll Johnson, Richard J. José, Ezra Kendall, Chas. H. Larkin, Tom Lewis, George...
- Contributor: U.S. Printing Co. - Courier Co. Lith. Dpt - Courier Litho. Co. - Otis Lithograph Co. - Strobridge & Co. Lith
- Date: 1847
CollectionTheatrical poster collection (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 1,784 prints (posters) : some b&w, most color; various sizes. | Collection includes posters advertising individual plays and operettas, burlesque, vaudeville, and specialty acts, dance companies, extravaganzas produced by the Kiralfy Brothers, portraits of entertainers, and stock posters. Featured performers include Julia Arthur, De Wolfe Hopper, Joseph Hart Vaudeville Co., Thomas W. Keene, Andrew Mack, Robert B. Mantell, Mathews & Bulger, Lewis Morrison, Phil...
- Contributor: Strobridge & Co. Lith - U.S. Lithograph Co. - U.S. Printing Co. - A.S. Seer Print - Metropolitan Litho. Studio - H.C. Miner Litho. Co. - Courier Litho. Co.
- Date: 1850
CollectionArtist poster filing series
Poster filing series (Library of Congress) | Bill Graham collection of psychedelic posters (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available ca. 50,000 prints (posters) : some b&w, most color; various sizes. | Collection includes posters notable for their designs. The bulk were issued in the United States, but artists in many other countries are also represented. Subjects and promotional goals vary widely, for example, advertising, health issues, musical performances, political activities, travel and transportation, and war. Some posters are by unidentified artists or are...
- Date: 1840
CollectionGuide Records This category provides an overview of collections in the Prints & Photographs Division in order to indicate the breadth and depth of the visual resources available for research. The descriptions of "filing series" represent a comprehensive outline of all collections, based on their storage category, for example, cartoon drawings, panoramic photographs, and theater posters. The descriptions of major archives and subject-based collections indicate special...
- Date: 1839
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