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Step right up!: amusement for all

Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum

Step right up!: amusement for all

show business at the turn of the century.

by Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum

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Published by The Museum in Rochester, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Circus -- History -- Exhibitions,
  • Amusement parks -- History -- Exhibitions,
  • Medicine shows -- History -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCharles Rand Penney Collection, Show business at the turn of the century, Step right up!
    GenreExhibitions
    ContributionsUniversity of Rochester. Memorial Art Gallery
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[16] p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22856874M

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