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Howorth's Double Show. Grand Hibernica, Irish and American tourists

GC002.02.115 (RS130089)

Description

An advertisement for Howorth's Double Show, a traveling comedy company. The image is a humorous poster with excellent caricatures.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
[1880s]
Date Notes
[late 1880s]
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
1 chromolithograph
Dimensions
22x 27 3/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: 115OVR
Credit Line
From Jewett House, 1986
GUSN
199181
Reference Code
GC002.02.115

Record details

Originator
Armstrong & Co. (Boston, Mass.) (Lithographer)
Descriptive Terms
actors
advertisements
caricatures
comedy (genre)
performances (entertainment events)
Material Type
chromolithographs
prints (visual works)
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 111-120
Physical Access Restrictions
Very poor and very fragile. Colors excellent. Tears in many places. Major tear top center 11.5" down. Needs to be pressed flat.

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