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Puppets

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Use this term for all types of puppets including marionettes

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

Advertising Postcard for Storytime Puppets, c1970 - 1979

 Item
Reference code: 178I12.10
Scope and Contents

Promotional postcard advertising Iain and Betty Smith, Storytime Puppets.

Dates: c1970 - 1979

Argyle Theatre Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0117
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a large number of posters as well as business records including records of artist bookings, accounts, scrapbooks, contracts and correspondence.

Dates: 1865 - 1941

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, Week commencing Monday 26 December 1892

 Item
Reference code: 178R27.4
Scope and Contents Birkenhead. George Power Comedian, Mr Harry Shaw Musical Eccentric Comedian, Miss Marion Lena Characteristic Vocalist and Dancer, Mr Harry Barker Descriptive Vocal Actor, The Watsons Irish Comedy Entertainers, Miss Marie Kean Burlesque Vocalist and Dancer, Mr Robert J, Carroll Comedian, Author and Dancer, Mildred Cohen Vocalist, Norton Prestidgitateur Seeing Is Believing, Carl Howlett’s Royal Improved Marionette Pantomime. Green and red type on off white background. Printed by S Griffith...
Dates: Week commencing Monday 26 December 1892

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 19 September 1904

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.155
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Valazzi Juggler and Equilibrist, Lily Marney The Spanish-Irish Girl, The Four Ramlos Acrobatic and Comedy Bar Performers, Minnie Cunningham Singer, Professor Bernar King of Marionettes, Barney Vox Ventriloquist, Lily Lonsdale Soprano Vocalist, Ernie Myers Dialect Comedian and Dancer, Sydney Lee Prince of Magic, Jimson’s Comedy Animal Act introducing his Latest Novelty, The Talking Pig. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, Printers, Liverpool. Blue and red...
Dates: 19 September 1904

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 10 February 1890

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.97
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Miss Rose Collinetti Mandoline and Banjo Soloist, American Song and Dance Artiste and Premier high Pedestal Performer, Ben Ray Old Veteran, Johnny Macdonald Vocalist and Tyroleon Warrior, Fay and Foy Ireland’s own Character Comedians and Dancers, Mr Frank Seymour Character Dialect Comedian and Premier Top-boot dancer, Miss Minnie Ray Serio and Dance Artiste, Milton’s Marvellous Marionettes. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, typeers, Liverpool. Brown and...
Dates: 10 February 1890

Bill Barnes Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0172
Scope and Contents

Programmes, posters and photographs mainly related to the Poole family's travelling Myriorama show.

Dates: 1881 - 2017

Blackpool Tower Circus Programme, 1974

 Item
Reference code: 178K41.2
Scope and Contents

Charlie Cairoli and Company, The Flying Alizes trapeze, Trio Hoganas wire act, Max Morris and His Californian Sea Lions, The Three Siegfrieds thrilling perchists, Jean Claude and Yvette puppeteers, The Wychwoods and their poodles, Billy Smart’s Elephants, The Six Benis swing act, The Kludsky trick cycling, Jerry, Jimmy and Johnny bareback riding, Paul and Barry Harman. Colour illustration of clown on cover, photos. Notes of times handwritten on programme, 12p.p.

Dates: 1974

Chapman’s International Stage Circus Poster, Week commencing 23 October c1977

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.425
Scope and Contents

Lacy’s Forest Bred Lions, clowns, trapeze artistes, Black Theatre puppets, plus performing bears, llamas, ponies, dogs. Red and blue type on yellow background.

Dates: Week commencing 23 October c1977

Charles Taylor Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0069
Scope and Contents

The Charles Taylor collection is a fine example of Taylor’s of Wombwell printers’ posters, which highlight changes in printing techniques, fashion and taste within the popular entertainment industry. Included are examples of posters for pantomimes, fairs and circuses. The collection also contains handbills and other advertising material.

Dates: c1937 - 1989

Christopher Palmer Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0105
Scope and Contents

Circus programmes and VHS tapes from Billy Smart’s Circus and Chipperfields’s Circus collected during the 1970s and early 1980s by the TV producer, Christopher John Palmer. There are also a number of promotional photographs of artistes and other ephemera related to the circus.

Dates: 1973 - 1983

Cinderella Poster, 17 - 29 December c1970 - 1979

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.338
Scope and Contents

Theatre Royal, St. Helens. Roy Lester and Paula Lee, Claudie Lee, Patricia Allwood, Mike Pannell, Don Peters, Bella Maw, Jackie Pallo Jnr., Shelli Le-Crane, Black Theatre Puppets, Luckens Fairy Coach and Shetland Ponies. Green and red.

Dates: 17 - 29 December c1970 - 1979

Cinderella Poster, 27 December - 15 January c1970 - 1979

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.339
Scope and Contents

Civic Theatre, Rotherham. Roy Lester and Paula Lee, Claudie Lee, Patricia Allwood, Mike Pannell, Don Peters, Bella Maw, Jackie Pallo Jnr., Shelli Le-Crane, Black Theatre Puppets, Luckens Fairy Coach and Shetland Ponies. Green and red.

Dates: 27 December - 15 January c1970 - 1979

Circus Apollo Poster, c1970 - 1979

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.665
Scope and Contents

Poster left blank for overprinting location and date. The Ivanos, Les Puppeteers, Gonzarlez, Miss Debbie Sue, Barbarella’s Abounding Hounds, Mac Sisters Wild West Supershow, Miss Gina Contortions, J.J. Marriott, Marc Christian, Alando and Loui. Multicoloured type on white background.

Dates: c1970 - 1979

Circus Apollo Poster, c1970 - 1979

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.666
Scope and Contents

Poster left blank for over-printing location and date. The Ivanos, Les Puppeteers, Debbie Sue, Barbarella’s Abounding Hounds, Mac Sisters Wild West Supershow, Miss Gina Contortions, Marc Christian, Alando and Co. Multicoloured type on white background.

Dates: c1970 - 1979

Circus Posters Printed by Taylor's of Wombwell, c1970 - 1979

 Sub-Series
Reference code: 178R11.400-476
Scope and Contents

Circus posters printed by Taylor's of Wombwell.

Dates: c1970 - 1979

Cirkus Merano Programme, 1977

 Item
Reference code: 178K41.16
Scope and Contents

Tito Reyes balance act, Hergotti poodles, Mical Chen trick cyclist, Gerard Edontrapeze, Bocky, Randel and Co. clowns, Burger Sisters aerialists, Martin granger puppets. Contains colour illustration on cover with photos, 16p.p.

Dates: 1977

Costume Patterns, c1950 - 1959

 File
Reference code: 178Z28.68
Scope and Contents

Punch and Judy Show dress patterns for Policeman, Hangman and Dog Toby. Printed by Nutt and Stevens Ltd., Leicester.

Dates: c1950 - 1959

Crystal Palace Programme, 1 January 1881

 Item
Reference code: 178K53.31
Scope and Contents Punch and Judy, Rudolf's black and white harmonic concert company, Christmas Pantomime, Aladdin, invented and produced under the direction of Mr Oscar Barrett and Mr W.R. Osman, The Children's dinner, The skating rink, The picture gallery, Bicycle practice tickets, Artic exploration, The Yarkund and Tibet Court, The Technological Museum, The Alhambra Court, The Pompeian House, The Chinese Court, The Crystal Palace Reading Room, Crystal Palace Company's Library, Pompeii, The New Book Court...
Dates: 1 January 1881

Cyril Critchlow Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0089
Scope and Contents The Cyril Critchlow collection contains programmes, posters, handbills, books and magic journals, many of which relate to shows in Blackpool where Cyril resided and includes material on entertainment venues such as Blackpool’s North Pier, Central Pier, South Pier, Tower Circus and a small collection of programmes from other national venues. Additionally, it contains circus photographs and postcards mainly of the Ohmy Circus and Sanger Circus including individual circus troupes and performers...
Dates: c1837 - 2008

De Randel's Marionettes Poster, c1940 - 1949

 Item
Reference code: 178R27.175
Scope and Contents

Dunes Theatre Mablethorpe. ‘Children’s Competitions and Variety’. Red and blue type on white background. Printed: Taylors, Printers, Wombwell, Yorks.

Dates: c1940 - 1949