Alfred A. Jones in an 1896 Duryea phaeton
View of Alfred A. Jones posing in an 1896 Duryea phaeton, while on tour with Barnum & Bailey Circus. Printed on front: "Duryea motor wagon with Barnum & Bailey Circus, 1896." Typed on back: "Subject: Duryea automobiles. Collection: MS3/Charles E. Duryea Collection. Date: 1896. Source: Estate of Charles E. & M. Jerry Duryea. I.D.: Duryea phaeton. Taken while on tour with Barnum & Bailey Circus in 1896? Driver is Alfred A. Jones of the Duryea Motor Wagon Co., Springfield, Mass." Handwritten on back: "The 'most-seen' motor vehicle of the last century. The car that led the Barnum & Bailey Circus parades in every city where they showed during the season of 1896. Also appeared in the rings twice daily [undecipherable] appearing only once during the season. Alfred A. Jones of the Duryea Motor Wagon Co. Springfield, Mass. operated it acres of billboards heralded it weeks in advance."
- Resource ID:
- Duryea automobile
- Barnum and Bailey
- Photographic prints
- 1 photographic print ; 6.75 x 8.5 in.
- National Automotive History Collection
- MS3/Charles E. Duryea collection, Folder 15, Duryea automobiles, 1896
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