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Film, 1894 - 1896

Reference code: 178D12

Scope and Contents

Nitrate films made by Robert Paul and Birt Acres, showing brief scenes of topical events, popular entertainmet, family groups and fiction. These films were part of the repertoire travelled by showman George Williams around the British fairs.


  • Creation: 1894 - 1896


Conditions Governing Access

Only digitised copies are available to view by appointment in the NFCA reading room. Nitrate originals are not available to view. Film viewing equipment must be booked in advance.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be supplied or produced at the discretion of National Fairground and Circus Archive, subject to copyright law and condition of the material.


13 Item(s)

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: English


Catalogued according to type

Physical Description

Nitrate films, stored in BFI's specialist storage facility

Repository Details

Part of the National Fairground and Circus Archive Repository

The University of Sheffield
Western Bank
Sheffield South Yorkshire S10 2TN United Kingdom
0114 222 7231