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Edward's Grand Circus Advertisement Featuring Chief Thunderface

 Collection — Box: OS MS #2
Identifier: MS-889

Scope and contents

Advertisement for "Edward's Grand Circus" in Burma written in English and other languages. Mentions act of "Chief Thunderface, Red Indian. Direct from American with his wild west whip cracking." Also included in the advertisement is a picture of Chief Thunderface printed by the Sher Press Rangoon.


  • early 20th Century


Written in English and other languages (possibly Burmese).


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Biographical note

Chief Michael Joseph Thunderface is also known as Mike Miguel Soto Holguin.


0.1 Linear Feet (1 item in oversized folder)


Gift of Blue Sky Holguin, 1976 July 23

Related Materials

Photographs of Chief Thunderface while on tour with Edward's Grand Circus, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry Museum; P.36235-P.36246.

Physical Description

Paper is worn and cracked. Item is 14 1/2" high x 9 3/4" wide.

Processing history

Processed by Anna Liza Posas 2015.
Marc Record Ok
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Braun Research Library Collection Repository

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