“The Only Colored Performer in America Doing an Act of this Kind.”. John J. Christian.

“The Only Colored Performer in America Doing an Act of this Kind.”.

Chicago: Cross Printing, c. 1890.

Illustrated advertising leaflet. 1 vols. 11 x 9 inches. One leaf soiled and worn, chipped edges but without text loss Item #264545

Christian is described as a “sensational trick roller skater… skating on an Elevated board 10 feet high, 20 feet in length … an act never attempted by any other roller skater." Promotional blurbs from Boston Daily Globe, dated April 24, 1894 and the Pioneer Press, Saint Paul, Minnesota, March 24, 1896.

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