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Strong men

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

Althoff Circus Programmes, 1953 - 1977

 Sub-Series
Reference code: 178K43.638
Scope and Contents

Althoff Circus programmes for Franz Althoff, Carl Althoff, Adolf Althoff and Rudi Althoff Circus, containing colour illustrations on the front covers, inside black and white and colour photographs of perfomers and acts with text, introduction, programme and commercial advertising, featuring Koringa, Buffalo Bill impresonators, Rogge Sisters, Rogana, Arthur Robin aka The Black Hercules and The Rivels.

Dates: 1953 - 1977

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, 20 January 1902

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.130
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. The Mysterious Lilith introduced by Professor Fred Harcourt, the Marvellous Magician, Rawson and June Australian Boomerang Throwers, The Saxon Trio Strong Men, Mike Whallen Raconteur and Extempore Vocalist, Lillian Warren In Her Novel Vocal Pictures, Martin Conway Quaint Comedian, Violet Wilton Comedienne and Dancer, Frank Coyle Character Comedian, Carl Nobel Danish Ventriloquist. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, typeers, Liverpool. Blue, red and yellow...
Dates: 20 January 1902

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 15 December 1902

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.137
Scope and Contents

Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Apollo Strong Man, Miss Kahn, the Queen of Slight of Hand and Kahn, the Master of Mystery, Harry Wenburn Comedian, Fred Bush and Sadie Bushell Vocalists, R.K. Dunning Ventriloquist, Sybil St. Elmo Ballad Vocalist, Billy Renton Character Comedian, Amy Anderson Comedienne, The Brothers Horne. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, Printers, Liverpool. Blue, red, green and yellow type.

Dates: 15 December 1902

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 29 August 1898

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.119
Scope and Contents

Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Sampson the Strongest Man on Earth Challenges the World to Find His Equal Supported by a Gigantic Star Company. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, typeers, Liverpool. Blue type.

Dates: 29 August 1898

Billy Russell’s Circus Spectacular Programme, 1977

 Item
Reference code: 178K41.17
Scope and Contents

The Two Bohumils jugglers, The Robert Brothers Camel Caravan, elephants and ponies, Skippy the Boxing Kangaroo, Blanini aerialist, Jacko Fossett and Little Billy clowns, Markus and Rosita strongman, The Valla Bertini Troupe trick cyclist, The Wychwoods magic and dog act, Chyfudey contortion, acrobatic and balancing act, The Bjoerlings equestrian act, Bobby Dixon comedy acrobat, The Tanger troupe tumblers. Contains illustration with photos, 24p.p.

Dates: 1977

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

Chipperfield's Christmas Circus Programme, 19 November 1976

 Item
Reference code: 178K41.10
Scope and Contents

Thames Television invitation ticket admit one, David Hamilton Ringmaster, Mary Chipperfield and her elephants, poodles, monkeys and tigers, Los Alamos Wild West show, Herculeans Moustachioed strongmen, Bubi Ernesto and company clowns, Dick Chipperfield with panthers and leopards, Brucksons balance act, The Leotaris trapeze act. Contains tiger illustration, 4p.p.

Dates: 19 November 1976

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

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

Circus Markus Poster, 1970

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.31
Scope and Contents

The Tomahawks-whips, knives, hatchets, Gunga-Din and Shapphire, Sensational 20th century Hercules.

Dates: 1970

Circus Markus Poster, c1970 - 1979

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.43
Scope and Contents

Poster left blank for touring show. Featuring Worlds Strongest man, Gunga Din, Scotland’s own clown, Perso, among others.

Dates: c1970 - 1979

Circus Markus Poster, c1970 - 1979

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.45
Scope and Contents

Poster left blank for overprinting location and date. ‘See Europe’s Strongest Man, Gunga Din’. Yellow, red and blue type on white background.

Dates: c1970 - 1979

Circus Markus Poster, c1970 - 1979

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.46
Scope and Contents

Poster left blank for overprinting location and date. ‘See Europe’s Strongest Man, Gunga Din’, Various other acts. Yellow, red and blue type on white background.

Dates: c1970 - 1979

Circus Markus Poster, c1970 - 1979

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.47
Scope and Contents

Poster left blank for overprinting location and date. Russian Cossack Markus Balba, Strongest Man In Britain. Yellow, red and blue type on white background.

Dates: c1970 - 1979

Circus Markus Poster, c1970 - 1979

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.48
Scope and Contents

Poster left blank for overprinting location and date. ‘See Europe’s Strongest Man, Gunga Din’, Various other acts. Yellow, red and blue type on white background.

Dates: c1970 - 1979

Circus Markus Poster, c1970 - 1979

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.60
Scope and Contents

Poster left blank for overprinting location and date. ‘See Europe’s Strongest Man, Gunga Din’, Various other acts. Yellow, red and blue type on white background.

Dates: c1970 - 1979

Circus Markus Poster, c1970 - 1979

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.61
Scope and Contents

Poster left blank for overprinting location and date. ‘See Europe’s Strongest Man, Gunga Din’, Various other acts. Yellow, red and blue type on white background.

Dates: c1970 - 1979

Circus Markus Poster, c1970 - 1979

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.62
Scope and Contents

Poster left blank for overprinting location and date. ‘See Europe’s Strongest Man, Gunga Din’, Various other acts. Yellow, red and blue type on white background.

Dates: c1970 - 1979

Circus Markus Poster, c1970 - 1979

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.63
Scope and Contents

Poster left blank for overprinting location and date. ‘See Europe’s Strongest Man, Gunga Din’, Various other acts. Yellow, red and blue type on white background.

Dates: c1970 - 1979