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South African War, 1899-1902

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Use for Boer War

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

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, 14 January 1901

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.129
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Signor Pepi Italy’s Greatest Quick Change Artist, Animated Photographs of Lord Roberts’ Return Produced by the B.B.and R. Royal Bioscope Company, Martin Conway Quaint Comedian, Egyptian Princess Cleopatra Serpent Enchantress, Emma Don Character Comedienne, Collins and Rice American Comedy Vocalist and Dancers, Barton Howard The Human Gramophone, Dora Lyric Burlesque Actress, R.W. Bentley Character Comedian, Boswell’s Novel Stage Circus with Educated...
Dates: 14 January 1901

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 30 April 1900

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.124
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. The Marvellous Elliotts Cyclists, The Seven Savonas Gigantic Fairyland of Electric Lights, Musical Act, Peggy Pryde Serio Comic Vocalist and Dancer, Frank Seeley Comedian, Professor Hulbert Ventriloquist, Mad’lle De Lil Illusionist, Marguerite and May Duettists and Dancers, Senorita Eloina Gymnast, Royal Bioscope with the Latest Animated Pictures Of the War In South Africa. Monday next, Nellie Christie, Marie French, Chas Pastor etc. Printed by S....
Dates: 30 April 1900

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 7 May 1900

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.125
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. The Marvellous Elliotts Cyclists, The Seven Savonas Gigantic Fairyland of Electric Lights, Musical act, Marie French Burlesque Actress, Charles Pastor The Laughing Philosopher, Regan and Ryan Knockabout Comedy Exponent, Robb Gillmore Comic Posturer, Senorita Eloina Clever Gymnast, Jas. Grant The Character Comedian, Royal Bioscope Animated War Pictures, Nellie Christie 'delineator of Coon Songs', 'W.F.Frame is Coming'. Printed by S. Griffith and Co,...
Dates: 7 May 1900

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 14 May 1900

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.126
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Will H. Fox Comedian in Famous Paderewski Burlesque Paddywhiski", Lily Marney Vocalist, Eno Mimic, Harry Rose Character Comedian, Clarence and Bell Knockabout Comedy Team, Kitty Raybourn Serio Comedian and Dancer, The American Bioscope Will Show Views of the Queen’s Visit To, Dublin and the Latest War Pictures, Jesse Burton Baritone and Descriptive Vocalist, Alaska and Olrac Knockabout Horizontal Bar Experts. Monday Next, WF Frame. Printed by S....
Dates: 14 May 1900

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 6 August 1900

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.127
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Grand Re-Opening!, Harry Atkinson Imitator of Musical Instruments, Austin Rudd Comedian Griff Equilibristic Cynic, Minnie Cunningham Comedienne and Dancer, Bennett and Martell Clever Legmania Comedians, Sisters Emerald Duettists, Vocalists and Expert Dancers, The Royal Bioscope Showing Animated Photos of the China and South African Wars, Munro and O’Toole Eccentric Duettists and Dancers, Lelia Roze Burlesque Actress, Vocalist and Dancer. Printed by S....
Dates: 6 August 1900

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 19 November 1900

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.128
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. 6 Brothers Luck in new Pantomimic Absurdity 'The Hermit', Animated Photographs of General Buller and the C.I.V’s. return to England Produced by the Royal Bioscope, The Dorrells Duettists, Vocalists and Dancers, Charles Seel Comedian, Martha Gymnast, Maude Needham Serio Comic and Ballad Vocalist, T.W. Barrett The Nobleman’s Son, Marion Keats-Serio-Comedienne and Dancer, New Macs Knockabout Comedians. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, typeers, Liverpool....
Dates: 19 November 1900

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 19 November 1900

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.306
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. 6 Brothers Luck in new Pantomimic Absurdity 'The Hermit', Animated Photographs of General Buller and the C.I.V’s. return to England Produced by the Royal Bioscope, The Dorrells Duettists, Vocalists and Dancers, Charles Seel Comedian, Martha Gymnast, Maude Needham Serio Comic and Ballad Vocalist, T.W. Barrett The Nobleman’s Son, Marion Keats Serio Comedienne and Dancer, New Macs Knockabout Comedians. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, Printers, Liverpool....
Dates: 19 November 1900

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

Hamilton's Excursions and Panstereorama of Passing Events Programme, c1880

 Item
Reference code: 178K53.11
Scope and Contents Britain's glories on sea and land, Africa, Waterloo, Balaclava, Rorke's Drift, Egypt, Trafalgar, Ye Story of Dick Whittington by James J. Blood. Red type on off white background and black and white illustrations of a cavalry charge, a man's portrait in a shield with militaria and flags behind, a large sailing ship, a steam ship and a red and black border on the front cover, inside programme, Dick Whittington's play and commercial advertising for The White Star Line steamer, on back cover...
Dates: c1880

J. Poole's Myriorama Booklet, c1900 - 1999

 Item
Reference code: 178Z64.8
Scope and Contents London to Pretoria. Colour illustrations of a bustling city on top section, on bottom section view of military parade and soldiers raising the Union Jack, in the centre black and white photograph of Joseph Poole in a medallion surrounded by flags on the front cover, inside introduction, description of sights in England, Europe and South Africa, descriptions of scenes from the Transvaal war including Colenso, Paardeburg and Elandslaagte, followed by scenes in india, China, Hong Kong, Boston,...
Dates: c1900 - 1999

J. Poole's Myriorama Booklet, c1900 - 1999

 Item
Reference code: 178Z64.10
Scope and Contents London to Pretoria, Dark green and whilte illustrations of a bustling city on top section, on bottom section view of military parade and soldiers raising the Union Jack, in the centre black and white photograph of Joseph Poole in a medallion surrounded by flags on the front cover, inside introduction, description of sights in England, Europe and South Africa, descriptions of scenes from the Transvaal war including Colenso, Paardeburg and Elandslaagte, followed by scenes in India, China, Hong...
Dates: c1900 - 1999

Joseph Poole's New Myriorama Programme, 8 January 1900

 Item
Reference code: 178K53.56
Scope and Contents Town Hall, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Grand re-opening, The Boer War, General Buller's March, The Battle of Elandslaagte, Charing Cross, London, The Royal Navy Review, Osborne, The Bay of Biscay, River Tagus, Gibraltar, Alexandria, Interior of the mosque of El Choree, Our troops at the Pyramids, The Sphinx, Manfalout, The Temple of Karnac, Erment, Elephantina, The Throne of Pharaoh at Philae, Nubia, Abou Simbel, Battle of Tamai, Khartoum, South Africa, General Buller's march, The slave trade,...
Dates: 8 January 1900

Lord George Sanger's Royal Circus, Hippodrome and Grand Military Spectacle Programme, c1899 - 1910

 Item
Reference code: 178K45.1
Scope and Contents Blue type on off white background with blue decorative border with leaves and flowers. Acts listed; Koho, Albert, clown, Mr Lance Linwood, Mr Harry Austin, M. M. Le Freres Dubois, Mdlle. Lilian, James Holloway, Bros. Austin, Silly Silver, clown, Mdlle. Henrietta Florence and Lydia, The Holloway Trio, Glencoe, Mdlle. Yetta, Mdlle. Ida Stoodley, Bros. Alberto, Ryanor Troupe, Harry & George Austin, Trebla, clown, Little Sandy, clown, Mdlle. Minnie Connelly, Incidents of the Indian Mutiny,...
Dates: c1899 - 1910

Messrs. Poole Bros. New Dioramic, Excursions Programme, 28 March 1881

 Item
Reference code: 178K53.2
Scope and Contents Assambly Rooms, Cheltenham, General Sir F. Roberts' triumphal entry into Cabul with the British Forces, Messrs. Poole Bros. new dioramic, Excursions depicting the most important events of the last two years in Afghanistan and South Africa, The new exhibition illustrating a journey to the capitals of Europe, Scenes in St. Petersburgh, Tour of the Swiss Alps, Opinions of the Bristol Press, Miss Ada Violet Poole, singing act, Miss Jennie Bowmaker, singing act, The Great Maclagan, impersonation...
Dates: 28 March 1881

Messrs. Poole Bros. New Dioramic, Excursions Programme, 9 May 1881

 Item
Reference code: 178K53.3
Scope and Contents Theatre Royal, Gloucester, General Sir F. Roberts' triumphal entry into Cabul with the British Forces, Messrs. Poole Bros. new dioramic, Excursions depicting the most important events of the last two years in Afghanistan and South Africa, The new exhibition illustrating a journey to the capitals of Europe, Scenes in St. Petersburgh, Tour of the Swiss Alps, Opinions of the Bristol press, Miss Ada Violet Poole, singing act, Miss Jennie Bowmaker, singing act, The Great Maclagan, impersonation...
Dates: 9 May 1881

Orton and Spooner Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0070
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a large selection of archives from the Orton and Spooner Company. The collection comprises photographs and cabinet card images showing carved work, structural work and classic painted work, 4 boxes of notes, invoices and clippings, 8 drawers of plans and blueprints, 2 folders of ride specifications and order forms, accounts books and a library of source books showing turn of the century art used by the artists in the company.

Dates: c1870 - 1969

Photographs, 1880 - 1950

 Series
Reference code: 178C76
Scope and Contents

Black and white photographs and negatives of fairground rides, living wagons, transport, fairground organs, carvings and other artwork from the Orton and Spooner company. Also contains some photographs of employees and showmen.

Dates: 1880 - 1950

Posters, c1880 - 1940

 Series
Reference code: 178R12
Scope and Contents

Large collection of Argyle Theatre posters.

Dates: c1880 - 1940

Programmes , 1881 - 2016

 Series
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