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Mons. De Ruth catching a cannon ball fired from a real cannon, loaded and discharged in the presence of the audience.

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Date made: 1879
Maker: Strobridge and Company
Place: Cincinnati, Ohio
Image size: Image: 16 x 25 in.; 40.64 x 63.5 cm
ID number: DL*60.3032
Negative number: 2003-25277


Description:

Colored print; advertisement for W.W. Cole's New York & New Orleans Circus Museum Menagerie. A man is catching a cannon ball that has been fired from a cannon by a man dressed in an elaborate military uniform. An audience looks on from the background.