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Wirth Bro[ther]s' new & greatest all feature combined show the latest sensation, direct from America; prairie life in the wild west. "Star" Steam litho., Auckland, N.Z. [1890].

Reference Number: Eph-D-CIRCUS-1890-01

Shows small circular head and shoulders portraits of J.J. Wirth, H. Wirth, C. Wirth, and P. Wirth, and several evocative Wild West scenes: "Cowboy sports" (riding a buffalo), "Indian camp", "Shooting glass balls from horseback", "Emigrants attacked by road agents", "Bucking horse", "Deadwood stage coach fight, and an Indian holding up the scalp of a dead settler.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Posters, Ephemera and Lithographs, related to Auckland Star (Newspaper. 1887-1991), Wirth Brothers, Shooting, Pioneer life - United States, Horsemanship, Circus, Indians of North America and Cowboys - United States.

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Wirth Bro[ther]s' new & greatest all feature combined show the latest sensation, direct from America; prairie life in the wild west. "Star" Steam litho., Auckland, N.Z. [1890]., Reference Number Eph-D-CIRCUS-1890-01 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Colour steam lithograph, 530 x 760 mm.. Horizontal imageEphemera

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