'Equine and Canine Paradox' advertisement   Save
Pioneer and Historical Society of Muskingum County Records
Description: Advertisement for a performance of "Professor Morris's Equine and Canine Paradox" to take place at Schultz's Opera House in Zanesville, Ohio, January 12-15. This type of animal act which came to be known as a "dog and pony show" is believed to have been originated by Morris around 1883, although the format began to spread over the following years. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: MSS559_B13F22_003
Subjects: Arts and entertainment; Cultural Ohio--Popular Culture; Circus acts; Traveling shows; Dogs; Horses
Places: Zanesville (Ohio); Muskingum County (Ohio)