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Clowning

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 602 Collections and/or Records:

4th International Circus Festival Programme, c1960 - 1999

 Item
Reference code: 178K41.18
Scope and Contents

Monte Carlo. Trio Antares acrobats, Arils Arnardo comic acrobats, Jack Bremlov Juggler, Buby and Jule clowns, Les Canestrelli trampoline act, Les Carrillo Brothers, Duo Carrington dressage, Les 6 Otaries de Clive, Miss Dawn and parrots, Jack Rhodin and chimpanzees, Les Segreras equilibrists, Les Silagis, Les Waldemar and many others. Three fold programme, contains illustration on the cover with photos.

Dates: c1960 - 1999

21st Monte Carlo Circus Festival Film, c1980 - 1999

 Item
Reference code: 178D4.15
Scope and Contents

Film footage on VHS cassette format of Monte Carlo Circus Festival form an Italian television programme.

Dates: c1980 - 1999

21st Monte Carlo Stars in der Manege Film, c1980 - 1999

 Item
Reference code: 178D4.19
Scope and Contents

Film footage on VHS cassette format of Monte Carlo Circus Festival from the Starts in der Manege television programme.

Dates: c1980 - 1999

24th and 25th Monte Carlo Circus Festivals Film, c1980 - 1999

 Item
Reference code: 178D4.16
Scope and Contents

Film footage on VHS cassette format of Monte Carlo Circus Festival.

Dates: c1980 - 1999

28th Monte Carlo Circus Festival Film, c1980 - 1999

 Item
Reference code: 178D4.17
Scope and Contents

Film footage on VHS cassette format of Monte Carlo Circus Festivals.

Dates: c1980 - 1999

Acrobatic Troupe, c1870 - 1880

 Item
Reference code: 178C83.237
Scope and Contents

Copy photographic print on mount of acrobatic or gymnastic troupe with boy clown in the centre. The clown is Joe Craston. Joe Craston was also known as Joe Hodgini or Hogini (named after his mentor) when training as a young clown.

Dates: c1870 - 1880

Advertising Brouchure for Carlo and Company, c1990 - 1999

 Item
Reference code: 178I12.11
Scope and Contents

Promotional material for Clown Carlo and Company containing a four page programme, a four page insert and a leaflet.

Dates: c1990 - 1999

Albert Adams, c1920 - 1929

 Item
Reference code: 178C83.38
Scope and Contents

Albert Adams as clown Albertino.

Dates: c1920 - 1929

Albert Adams, c1940 - 1950

 Item
Reference code: 178C83.94
Scope and Contents

Clown and theatre manager Albert Victor Adams in partial clown make up. Albert was the husband of Lulu Adams (Louise Craston).

Dates: c1940 - 1950

Albertino, c1930 - 1950

 Item
Reference code: 178C83.258
Scope and Contents

Albert Adams as clown Albertino.

Dates: c1930 - 1950

Alley-Oop! Drawing, c1930 - 1955

 Item
Reference code: 178V11.21
Scope and Contents

Ink and watercolour wash on paper by Salomon van Abbe (1883-1955). Black and white illustration of clown holding a hoop on the left hand side and elephant stood on his back legs on a platform on the right, signed on bottom right corner in ink and on bottom left in pencil.

Dates: c1930 - 1955

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

American Three Ring Circus Poster, c1980 - 1989

 Item
Reference code: 178R27.233
Scope and Contents

Colour illustration of clown.

Dates: c1980 - 1989

Anglo-American Circus Poster, Friday 4 Saturday 5 May 1945

 Item
Reference code: 178R47.40
Scope and Contents Redditch, Beoley Road, Recreation Ground. Jumbo, The Alleys acrobatic act, Marthines troupe of performing dogs, The Albertas juggling act, Miss Rosey and her comedy horse, Mdlle. Rigley equestrian act, The Nondescripts, Black Eagle, Gerry Lee and Partner, Madam Mazelle om poblie wom womskie comedy act, Royal Cream ponies, Tiney and September, Prince Abdul, A host of clowns, Vokes strongman. Black type on yred, yellow and white background on the left hand side and colour illustration of...
Dates: Friday 4 Saturday 5 May 1945

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 1 August 1892

 Item
Reference code: 178R27.2
Scope and Contents

Birkenhead. Grand re-opening. The Killeno Family Male and Female Acrobats, Miss Myra Massey Double-voiced Vocalist, Captain Slingsby The Intercepted Letter, Mr Frank Seymour Eccentric Comedian, Vocalist and Dancer, Evalo and Roisso The Clown and the Turk, Mr J. Forde Irish Comedian, Vocalist and Dancer, Prof. Norton Royal Court Conjuror and Card King, Poole’s Minstrels. Green and red type on off white background. Printed by S. Griffith & Co, Printers, Liverpool.

Dates: Week commencing Monday 1 August 1892

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, Week commencing Monday 23 October 1899

 Item
Reference code: 178R27.239
Scope and Contents Birkenhead. The Marvellous Rikfords, The Eight Eldorado Girls vocalists and dancers, Tony & Frances Ryder -comic bar act introducing the female clown and three trained monkeys, Tom Woottwell loose legged comedian, The New Macs Irish knockabout comedy, Dulcie Laing vocalist and skipping rope dancer, The Dorrells duettists, vocalists and dancers, The Vitascope, Preston and Balmaine Illustrated songs, Duets etc, introducing the latest American Coon songs. Red, blue and yellow type on white...
Dates: Week commencing Monday 23 October 1899

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 31 March 1890

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.11
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. The Lombartos England’s Premier Musical Clowns, Flo Hazel Tyrolean Vocalist and Dancer, Mr Will Bishop Top-Boot and Hornpipe Dancer, Brothers Forrester Knockabout Irish Comedians, Vocalists and Dancers, Mr Marcus Boyle Character Comedian, Harry Leon Variety Artiste and Dancer, Sisters Reefern the Original ‘Lancashire Witches’, Johnny and Marcella Hargreaves Variety Entertainers and Dancers for Easter Monday April 7th, Darby, Handford and Spry, Flo...
Dates: 31 March 1890

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 12 December 1892

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.35
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Mr Tom Bassett Impersonator, Miss Ruth Grovesnor Serio-Comic Vocalist and Dancer, Messrs. Ashford and Guinard Character Dilineators, Miss Nellie Oldene Serio-Comic Vocalist and Burlesque Actress, Miss J. Matthews Lady Acrobatic and Talking Clown, Mr Austin Lenton Vocal Comedian and Burlesque Actor, Sisters Albert (Rose and Blanche) Duettists and Song and Dance, Artistes, Mr Frank Hayward Comic Vocalist and Descriptive Actor, Little Tony Midget...
Dates: 12 December 1892

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 31 December 1894

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.57
Scope and Contents

Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Hulines Musical Clowns, Mr Edward Crime Famous Basso, Vosper King of Necromancers and Mimics, The Lyric Glee Singers, Mssrs C. Aspinall, G. Raper, W.H. Atkinson and E. Grime, Miss May Irving Serio Comedienne, Brothers Douglas Risley Performers and Acrobats, Mr Jim Woods Comedian, Messrs. Ryan and Hall Chinese Pantomimists. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, typeers, Liverpool. Red, blue and yellow type.

Dates: 31 December 1894