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Escape artists

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Christopher Palmer Collection

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

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

Continental Circus Berlin Programme, 1991

Reference code: 178K43.30
Scope and Contents UK. Chris Barltrop ringmaster, The Lesters juggling act, Rüngeland's Equine Carousel presented by June Witney, Robert Foxall, Olympian gymnast on Roman Rings, Tito comedy act, The 3 Julians balancing act, Rani the elephant presented by Edwin Singer, The Hammich Brothers acrobatic act, The Duo Galos gymnastic act, Lee Ann and her Poodles, Rob Alton, BMX, The Colorados wild west act, Antaeus escapology act, The Witney Family bareback riders. Illustration of a falling acrobat reaching for...
Dates: 1991

Continental Circus Berlin Programmes, 1991 - 1992

Reference code: 178K43.29-30
Scope and Contents

Programmes for the Continental Circus Berlin shows in Great Britain.

Dates: 1991 - 1992

International Circus Enis Togni Programme, 1972

Reference code: 178K41.41
Scope and Contents

First ever tour of Britain by Italy’s Greatest, Circus. The Chestons Cowboy Rodeo, Madame Lorent’s Sea Lions, Brian Andro comedy on the tight wire, Alan Alan escapologist, later Jack and Yvonne Unell, illusionist and escapologists, Miss Mariettta aerial artist, Los Sanders clowns, The Mazans perch act, The Nicolodis acrobats, The Flying Zemgannos trapeze and animal acts presented by Mary Chipperfield. Contains photos, 16p.p.

Dates: 1972

Programmes, 1970 - 1981

Reference code: 178K41
Scope and Contents

Programmes for various British and international circuses including Billy Russell's, Blackpool Tower, Fossett's, Chipperfield's and the Toni Boltini's Circus.

Dates: 1970 - 1981

Programmes, c1800 - 2019

Reference code: 178K43
Scope and Contents

A collection of mainly British and international circus programmes and some variety and music hall programmes containing circus acts.

Dates: c1800 - 2019