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Temple, Lindsay, 1923 - 2003 (Circus enthusiast)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1923 - 18 August 2003

Biography

Lindsay Temple was born in 1923. He was a circus and theatre enthusiast from Keswick and became President of the Circus Friends Association of Great Britain in 1969, post he held until 1982. He is remembered by his great knowledge of circus and his kindness and generosity. Lindsay visited circuses around the world. He took many photographs and wrote many articles about the shows he attended. Lindsay died 18 August 2003 aged 80 years old.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Carlos Macmanus Animal Trainer Business Card, c1900 - 1999

 Item
Reference code: 178I22.20
Scope and Contents

Red, blue and black type and black and white illustrations of horse and elephant running with hand written note addressed to Linsay Temple on reverse.

Dates: c1900 - 1999

Circus Friends Association Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0122
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a large library of books and journals, as well as archival material including posters, programmes, photographs, films, handbills, research material, scrapbooks, original artwork and many other items of ephemera relating to British, Irish and European circuses

Dates: 1795 - 2020

Lindsay Temple's Circus Photographic Album, 1961 - 1963

 Item
Reference code: 178C108.972
Scope and Contents

Photographic album containing black and white photographs of circus acts, performers and animals by Lindsay Temple, some pages empty, 6p.p

Dates: 1961 - 1963

Lindsay Temple's Circus Photographic Album, 1957 - 1961

 Item
Reference code: 178C108.973
Scope and Contents

Photographic album containing black and white photographs of circus acts, performers and animals by Lindsay Temple, 22p.p

Dates: 1957 - 1961

Lindsay Temple's Circus Photographs, 1970 - 1976

 File
Reference code: 178C108.417-435
Scope and Contents

Black and white photographs of circus performers and animals, mainly in the ring and portrait of Lindsay Temple with Franz Althoff and Charles Cairoli, mainly stamped by David Jamieson.

Dates: 1970 - 1976

Lindsay Temple's circus Photographs and Postcards, 1952 - 1977

 Sub-Series
Reference code: 178C108.904-971
Scope and Contents

Black and white and colour photographs and postcards of circus acts, performers and animals on and off the ring from various circuses including Sarrasani, Captain Alfred Schneider, Cody and Reaney, some contain annotations on reverse, some are autographed and some are promotional images of acts.

Dates: 1952 - 1977

Lindsay Temple's Circus Photographs and Postcards, 1958 - 1960

 Sub-Series
Reference code: 178C108.186-323
Scope and Contents

Black and white photographs and postcards of circus acts, performers and animals on and off the ring from various circuses including Bertram Mills, Chipperfields at various locations in the United Kingdom including Kelvin Hall, Belle Vue, Olympia, Blackpool Tower, Great Yarmouth, Birmingham and Kendal, some contain annotations on reverse.

Dates: 1958 - 1960

Monte Carlo Circus Festival Photographs, 1981 - 1987

 File
Reference code: 178C108.324-328
Scope and Contents

Colour photographs of Lindsay Temple at the Monte Carlo Circus Festivals posing with performers and next to Chipperfield tigers outdoors in a cage.

Dates: 1981 - 1987

Photographs and Postcards, c1800 - 1999

 Series
Reference code: 178C108
Scope and Contents

Black and white and colour photographs, negatives and photographic albums mainly containing images of British circus, circus performers, animals and circus personalities but also some menageries such as Bostock and Wombwell and other associated entertainments and non-British circuses taken by David Jamieson, Lindsay Temple, Den Curtis, Capt. Middleton, Jack Niblett and other photographers.

Dates: c1800 - 1999

Trade and Advertising Material, c1900 - 1999

 Series
Reference code: 178I22
Scope and Contents

A range of items of promotion and advertising from a range of circus companies and performers, including artistes' photographs with act descriptions used for seeking employment in circuses and pamphlets advertising independent performances and circus companies' literature and souvenirs for public distribution and promotion including Gerry Cottle's Circus, Belle Vue, Blackpool Tower, Bertram Mills Circus, Gandey's, Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey, Knie and many more.

Dates: c1900 - 1999

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Type
Archival Object 9
Collection 1
 
Subject
Acrobats 1
Aerialists 2
Animal trainers 4
Animals 9
Art 1