Newspapers - P.T. Barnum Research Collection, Bridgeport History Center

The newspapers present in the collection contain newspapers that not only feature text, but are heavily focused on illustrations. Full-page and double-page illustrations from Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, and Harper’s Weekly are among them. A few clippings are also included.
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Newspaper: Harper's Weekly and the Independent, Articles regarding Barnum's death
1891
Newspaper: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper,
1856-05-10
Newspaper: Roxbury Gazette, featuring an article on Chang and Eng Bunker
1847-08-01 - 1847-09-30
Newspaper: England's Loss is America's Gain
1882
Clippings: Articles on the Fairy Wedding
1863
Newspaper: Gleason's Drawing Room Companion featuring Barnum's Herd of Elephants at the American Museum
1851-06-21
Newspaper: New York Herald, American Museum ad including General Tom Thumb
1847-03-15
Newspaper: Harper's Weekly, featuring Living Curiosities at the American Museum
1860-12-15
Newspaper: The Herald of Freedom, Vol. II. no. 8
1832-12-05
Freund's Music and Drama: Article about Jenny Lind's first appearance in London
1883 - 1892
Newspaper: Illustrated London News featuring General Tom Thumb as Frederick the Great
1845-12-27
Newspaper: Gleason's Drawing Room Companion, Chang and Eng Bunker with their family, colorized
1835 - 1861
Newspaper: Harper's Weekly cover featuring the Fairy Wedding
1863-02-21
Newspaper: Norwich Weekly, single page advertisement for American Museum
1851-06-25
Newspaper: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper featuring the Fairy Wedding
Magazine: the Animal World feature on Jumbo
1882-04-01
Newspaper: New York Weekly Tribune, features article about American Museum fire
1873-01-01
Newspaper: Illustrated News, American Museum advertisement
1853-01-01
Illustration and article: Fairfield County Agricultural Society ploughing match
1848
Harper's Monthly: review of P.T. Barnum's autobiography
1867
Newspaper: Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion: Barnum and Iranistan
1848 - 1857
Newspaper: Life Illustrated for January 31, 1857 with Barnum's American Museum
1857-01-31
Newspaper: Illustration of Tom Thumb with Abraham Lincoln from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Newspaper: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper for July 22, 1864
1864-07-22 -

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