Greatest Show on Earth



  • The billing for P. T. Barnum's gigantic travelling show. Acombination of circus, menagerie, and freak show, it was exhibitedacross America from 1871 and merged with a similar enterprise run by his chiefrival, James Bailey, a decade later. The show was presented at the LondonOlympia in 1889 and sold to the Ringling Brothers in 1907.