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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 394 Collections and/or Records:

Prince of Wales Theatre Poster, 28 November 1887

Reference code: 178R12.93
Scope and Contents

Prince of Wales Theatre, Birkenhead. Mr D.J. McCarthy Comic Vocalist, Miss Rosie Blond characteristic Vocalist and Dancer, Mr Gus Connolley with Mr Ben Fielding in new entertainment 'Brown v Brown', Mr Arthur Alexander, Albert Freear Eccentric Negro Comedian, vocalist and dancer, Mike and Kate Sullivan Irish Duettists and Dancers, W.H. Vane comedian and banjo player. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, typeers, Liverpool. Brown and blue type.

Dates: 28 November 1887

Prince of Wales Theatre Poster, 11 June 1888

Reference code: 178R12.98
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Prince of Wales Theatre, Birkenhead. Charles Diamond Harpist, Lottie Pedley vocalist, drummer and dancer, George Fairley variety comedian and dancer, Maude Haydn Serio and Burlesque actress, Bella Collins soprano and descriptive vocalist, Florrie Cuthbert Serio and Ballad Vocalist, Minnie Clarke song and dance artiste, Buffalo Bill Elliot and Buffalo, Tony Benson comedy duo. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, typeers, Liverpool. Green and red type.

Dates: 11 June 1888

Prince of Wales Theatre Poster, 23 January 1888

Reference code: 178R12.99
Scope and Contents Prince of Wales Theatre, Birkenhead. Professors Williams and Stewart, Scotland’s greatest boxers, Carrie Lee song and dance, Madge Daly and Lizzie Hart burlesque Artistes, duettists and dancers, Gus Gauntlett humorous Baritone Vocalist, Lena Price child descriptive vocalist, Sisters Carlton topical satire, Albert Mellor satirical comic and Lancashire vocalist, James English’s Comic Sketch Company entitled 'The Irish Doctor'. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, typeers, Liverpool. Black and red...
Dates: 23 January 1888

Programmes , c1903 - 1923

Reference code: 178K40
Scope and Contents

Variety and Music Hall programmes featuring Ben Jackson as well as many other acts.

Dates: c1903 - 1923

Programmes , 1881 - 2016

Reference code: 178K53
Scope and Contents

Pre-Film and variety and music hall programmes mainly related to the travelling shows of Joseph Poole and Harry Poole, Harry H. Hamilton, Mapleston Brothers and Adams but it also includes other showmen.

Dates: 1881 - 2016

Programmes, c1875 - 1919

Reference code: 178K45
Scope and Contents

George Sanger Circus and Hall by the Sea programmes.

Dates: c1875 - 1919

Programmes, c1932 - 1936

Reference code: 178K50
Scope and Contents

British theatre programmes presenting Handby Celeine acts among others.

Dates: c1932 - 1936

Programmes for Circus, Magic and Variety Shows, c1890 - 1999

Reference code: 178K27
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Circus, magic and variety show programmes including the Great Ohmy Circus, John Sanger Circus, Bertram Mills Circus and variety shows at various locations in Blackpool, London, Manchester and other theatres in England. Some of the variety performers showcased are Morecambe and Wise, Hetty King, Mae West, Bob Hope, Shirley Bassey, Larry Lamb and Cliff Richards.

Dates: c1890 - 1999

Red Riding Hood Poster, Week commencing 24 December c1950 - 1959

Reference code: 178R11.326
Scope and Contents

Palace, Newcsatle-on-Tyne. Dickie Arnold, Jimmy Edmundson, Norma Barry, Eileen Keegan, Anthony Tuppen, Keefe Bros. and Annette, Lynda Johnson, Mickie Warren, Jimmy Warren, Charles Stirling, Derek Lawrence, Francis Langford’s 10 Singing Scholars, Whiteleys, 10 Zio Angels, 10 Rosslyn Babes, Scott’s Sea Lions, 3 Burgess Bros. Contains colour illustration.

Dates: Week commencing 24 December c1950 - 1959

Richmond Adult College Poster, c1970 - 1989

Reference code: 178R11.168
Scope and Contents

John Bate Choir and Chanticleer Orchestra. Blue and red.

Dates: c1970 - 1989

Round Room Rotunda Poster, 4 July 1892

Reference code: 178R53.30
Scope and Contents Dublin. Mr Joseph Poole's latest Myriorama, Sights of the World, Venice, Poole's Pictorial Tours Darkest Africa, meeting of H.M. Stanley & Emin Pasha, The Falls of Niagara, Ireland, Sydney the capital of New South Wales, The British Fleet past and present, Poole's consolidated variety confederation, Miss Jessie Arnelly, Herr Blitz, Miss May Finch, Mr Felix Somers, Messrs Lisburn & O'Marr, Mr Willie Boatman, Poole's vocal quartette party, Mr Fred Mayer. Printed by Creber, Printer,...
Dates: 4 July 1892

Sanger Circus Collection

Reference code: NFA0154
Scope and Contents

Black and white and some colour photographs, negatives, handbills, programmes and other items of ephemera relating George Sanger's circus and the Hall by the Sea.

Dates: c1850 - 1945

Sensational Personal Appearance of Harry Secombe Poster, 14 December c1970 - 1979

Reference code: 178R11.607
Scope and Contents

City Varieties, Leeds. Harry Secombe, Des King, Helen Foster, The Song Spinners. Red and blue type on white background.

Dates: 14 December c1970 - 1979

Seven of the best and most popular Songs Handbill, c1895 - 1920

 Item — Box Fred Holmes Box 2: Series 178K38; Series 178T31; Series 178Z31
Reference code: 178Z31.6
Scope and Contents

Sung by the great Comedian Mr Charles Coburn. Printed by Dysons, Peterborough. 8pp.

Dates: c1895 - 1920

Shettleston Public Hall Poster, 12 February 1938

Reference code: 178R38.1
Scope and Contents T. Ross Cochrane presents from Geo. Gilllespie’s super show, The wonder Whirlwind skaters, Handby Celeine Trio, acrobats, comedy and dancing on skates, Diane & Be-Milde, the continental adazzio dancers, 3 Benson Sisters, featuring Pauline the Queen of Crooners, Billy Taylor, accordionist with the covered keyboard, Margt. Milne & Arthur Roynan, piano, song and accordion, Mona Waddell, the pocket Vesta Tilley, Jack Casserley singer, The Hanger Trio comedy act, Jack Smart & Jimmy...
Dates: 12 February 1938

Temperance Hall Poster, 19 January 1880

Reference code: 178R53.47
Scope and Contents Aberdare.Poole & Young's New Series of Excursions, Zulu War, Russia, Turkey, Cyprus, India, Afghanistan, Cetewayo the Zulu King, British Troops Fighting Through the Bush, The Isandula Disaster, Buffalo River Waterfall, The Great Battle of Ginghilova, Relief of Col. Pearson, Defence of Rorke's Drift, Singers, Ventriloquist and Band. Black and red type on white background, illustration of African warriors in the centre, in the corners yellow, black and white illustrations of Garnet...
Dates: 19 January 1880

The Alfred Beck Centre Poster, c1970 - 1979

Reference code: 178R27.18
Scope and Contents

Grange Road Hayes, Middlessex. Clyde Tyme Music Hall Starring TV and Radio Star Ken Platt, Leslie Welch memory man, Montelli and June Mr and Mrs Music, Peter Tracy the Australian Song Pedler, Mike Scott magician, Barbara Drew singer, Sue Turners Gaiety Girls. Black and yellow type on white background.

Dates: c1970 - 1979

The Empire Programme, 23 March 1896

Reference code: 178K53.67
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Black and white illustration of a female dancer on the front cover and black type, inside programme listing La Danse, Cincinnatti juggler, Twins Marco, Mdlle. Junior, Cinematographe, The Schaffers, The Eight Welshmen, Faust, During's Swedish Quintette and Les Freres Dumond. Contains commercial advertising, 2p.p.

Dates: 23 March 1896

The Freebooters! Handbill, 24 October 1836

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 3: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.330
Scope and Contents

Serio Comic Opera at Theatre Royal, English Opera House. Printed by G Fairbrother, Exeter Court, Strand. Also operas ‘Mountain Sylph’ and ‘Pacha’s Bridal’.

Dates: 24 October 1836

The Grand Circus Poster, c1880 - 1899

Reference code: 178R53.10
Scope and Contents Boar Lane, Leeds. Benefit of Henderson and Stanley, Poole's World Diorama, A wringing machine, magic act, A Purse of Silver for the best imitation of Henderson and Stanley marionettes, A Purse of Silver for the best lady vocalist, The Misses Wilton and Audley, musical act, J. Sullivan and Miss Josephine, Herr Blitz, magic act, Messrs. Henderson and Stanley, marionette act, Mr H. Wilton, musical act. Black type on light brown background. Printed by The Misses Wilton and Audley, musical act,...
Dates: c1880 - 1899