MATERIAL: Woodblock Printed
TYPE: Poster
DIMENSIONS: 12 1/4 X 18 inches
CONDITION: In very nice shape
NOTES: This is a great item as it is: 1.a Japanese woodblock print, 2. a circus collectible, 3. a P.T. Barnum collectible, 4. related to China, 5. a photographic collectible as it is probably from a CDV, etc. I have never seen another example of this poster.
REFERENCE EXTERNAL LINKS:
www.thetallestman.com/changwoogow.htm

ITEM ID: 1782

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Poster of Chang the Giant (P.T. Barnum’s Circus)

DATE
Decade: 1860s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)

A Japanese print poster of Chang Woo Gow called here in Japanese, ‘China Ootoko.’ Chang Woo Gow (Chang the Giant) was connected to P.T. Barnum’s show. He was touted as the tallest man in the World at that time.