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Piccadilly Hall (Established c1611 - 1612)

 Organisation

Dates

  • Existence: 1611 - 1612

Biography

Piccadilly Hall was built by William Baker, a taylor turned property speculator. The property was originally used as a shop and lodges by William Baker and his family.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Frank Uffner's A Few Words Respecting Giants & Midgets Handbill, 1883

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.29
Scope and Contents

Colonel Chang Yu Sing, and General Tiny Mite, at Piccadilly Hall. Colonel Chang - 8ft Six, 500lbs, 35yo. Gen Tiny Mite (Successor to Gen Mite) 19in tall, four & three quarter lbs, 15 yo. Offering cash prizes to anyone who can provide small or bigger men than Mr Uffner. Printed by Walter Smith, High Street, Bloomsbury, 2pp.

Dates: 1883

Handbills, c1786 - 1968

 Series — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1
Scope and Contents

Handbills for travelling shows, fairs, exhibitions and performances in London.

Dates: c1786 - 1968

John Bramwell Taylor Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0086
Scope and Contents The collection consists of handbills, programmes and small flyers for shows, fairs, expositions and circus performances in the nineteenth century. The circus material in the Bramwell Taylor Collection was sponsored by the Circus Friends Association of Great Britain and consists of material relating to 19th century touring circuses, individual acts and purpose built hippodromes such as Hengler’s Circus and Astley’s Amphitheatre. Additionally this collection also contains a small amount of...
Dates: c1786 - 2003

Midgets at Home Handbill, 1 December 1882

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.42
Scope and Contents

General Mite, and Millie Edwards at Piccadilly Hall. Poem about the two dawrfs.

Dates: 1 December 1882

Mr F.M. Uffner's Latest Collection of Living Curios Handbill, 24 February 1883

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.40
Scope and Contents

General Tiny Mite, Chang The Great Chinese Giant, The Madagascar Family, The White Moors, and Zaluma Medea, at Piccadilly Hall Gen Tiny Mite, Chang, the Great Chinese Giant, combined with a pleasing and refined parlour entertainment .Printed by Walter Smith, Steam Printers, 61 and 62 High Street, London, W.C., 2pp.

Dates: 24 February 1883

Musical Chessmen Brilliant Novelty Handbill, 3 March 1883

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.21
Scope and Contents

Mr A Cohen Prince of Harpists, Mr EW Payne-Modern Pagannini, Queen Getywynot Nubian Wonder Voice, and Zaluma Medea Circassian Hair Queen at Piccadilly Hall. Printed by G.S. Christie, Litho, London.

Dates: 3 March 1883

Piccadilly, Piccadilly Hall and Haymarket Handbills, c1820 - 1885

 Sub-Series — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.21-43
Scope and Contents

Handbills for travelling shows, exhibitions and performances at Piccadilly, Piccadilly Hall and Haymarket.

Dates: c1820 - 1885

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Archival Object 6
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Subject
Animals 2
Art 3
Comedians 3
Dwarfs (Persons) 6
Engineering 2