TYPE: Poster
DIMENSIONS: Japanese in Cuba Poster: 23" x 10 1/4” A poster with William Tell as a performer: 23" x 7 5/8”
ITEM ID: 4497
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Two Cuban Circus Posters

Decade: 1880s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)

1) Japanese in Cuba poster (1886)

“The Imperial Japanese Troup” performing, including Magicians and “True Miracles from the Orient” and including “famous Japanese Princes”. The Creme de la Creme” (Best of the Best).

2) A poster with William Tell as a performer (1889)


– the Great Canine Troup
– the Dance of the Negro
– Magicians
– Cock Fights
– the “Shot of William Tell” or “The Rifle Fire” in which the bullet fired [will be caught] and returned
– Great Mysteries of Experiments, Experiments in Physics and Chemistry
– the “Gracious Dialogue” of Negores