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P.T. Barnum: The greatest faith on Earth

Circus promoter P.T. Barnum created ‘the greatest show on earth,’ but he was equally devoted to championing his religion, Universalism.

Hank Peirce | September/October 2003
"Barnum & Bailey greatest show on earth circus poster" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1915.

Barnum & Bailey circus poster, 1915. (Courtesy Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library Digital Collections)