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Exhibitions

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: NFCA use as an entertainment genre not a museum exhibition

Found in 173 Collections and/or Records:

1813 Description of the View of Moscow Handbill, 1813

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.90
Scope and Contents

Sir Robert Ker Porter at Baker's Panorama, Strand. View presented by Mr Barker. Printed by J. Adlard, Printer, 23 Bartholomew Close.

Dates: 1813

A Catalogue of Dioramic Tableaux Handbill, 22 June 1835

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.45
Scope and Contents

George Robin's Auction at Cosmorama Rooms. Auction of 'Five splendid representations forming a series of historical Dioramic Tableaux of the interior of the Houses of Lords & Commons, prior to the Conflagration', 6pp.

Dates: 22 June 1835

A Magnificent Golden Temple Handbill, c1800 - 1899

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 2: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.283
Scope and Contents

Temple of massive gold at Kingston Rooms. Probably Bath.

Dates: c1800 - 1899

Achromatic and Sapphire Solar Microscopic Exhibition Handbill, c1840 - 1850

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.51
Scope and Contents

Achromatic and Sapphire Solar Microscopic Exhibition at Albany Rooms, York and Albany Tavern.'A grand spectacle of living aquatic insects, animalcules and other portions of Minute Nature Magnified several thousand times and occupying an area of upwards of 90 square feet'.

Dates: c1840 - 1850

African Loan Exhibition Handbill, 1895

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.174
Scope and Contents

African White Ants at Crystal Palace. Glass nest of living Ants. Printed by F.M. Evans and Co. Ltd., Crystal Palace, 2pp.

Dates: 1895

American Exhibition and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Handbill, 1887

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.158
Scope and Contents

Buffalo Bill's Wild West at Earl's Court. Buffalo Bill's Wild West show. Seven other American themed attractions including a Diorama of New York Harbour and American Hunting Trophies. Printed by Perry, Printer, 138 Lillie Road, Fulham.

Dates: 1887

Anatomical Representation of a Female Figure Handbill, 1835

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.64
Scope and Contents

Antonio Serantoni of Florence, and Jacob Legozzi at Cosmorama Rooms. Model of a female figure "The model is shown to ladies in private and explained by a female". Including The Cardinal Sins, 7 allegorical paintings by J. Legozzi. Printed by E. and J. Thomas, 6 Exeter Street, Exeter Hall, Strand.

Dates: 1835

Ancient Paintings by Correggio Handbill, 1840

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.86
Scope and Contents

Ancient Paintings by Correggio at 43 New Bond Street. Exhibition containing "Correggio and other masters" including Leonardo Da Vinci.

Dates: 1840

Angrezini's Exhibition Handbill, 1827

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.44
Scope and Contents

Mr Sievier's Marble Christ on Cross at Cosmorama Rooms. Exhibition of various statues including Christ on the cross, Venus and cupid and 'a Monument to the Memory of the Late C. Dibdin'. Printed by Whiting, Beaufort House, Strand.

Dates: 1827

Antiquarians and Amateurs of Fine Arts Handbill, 20 April 1842

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.75
Scope and Contents

Golden Altar Piece at 28 Old Bond Street. "Golden Altar Piece given by the Emperor of Germany, Henry II to the Cathedral of Basle in the year 1019.” Colonel Theubet, proprietor, a native of Switzerland. Printed by C. Armand, 46 Rathbone Place, Oxford Street.

Dates: 20 April 1842

Antiquarians and Amateurs of Fine Arts Handbill, c1842

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.78
Scope and Contents

Golden Altar Piece at 28 Old Bond Street. Golden Altar Piece given by the Emperor of Germany, Henry II to the Cathedral of Basle in the year 1019. Printed by C. Armand, 46 Rathbone Place, Oxford Street.

Dates: c1842

Antique and Historical Paintings on Glass Handbill, c1840 - 1859

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.76
Scope and Contents

Paintings on Glass at Western Exchange. "The birth, life, passion, death, resurrection and ascension of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ'. Printed by Tyler and Honeyman, 7 Aldgate High Street.

Dates: c1840 - 1859

Baker Street, Portman Square, and Egyptian Hall Piccadilly Handbills, 1837 - 1864

 Sub-Series — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.153-157
Scope and Contents

Handbills for travelling shows, exhibitions and performances at Baker Street, Portman Square and the Egyptian Hall Piccadilly. "Full-Length portrait Model of Muller taken from life is now added". Tussaud’s established 28 years at the Bazaar, Baker Street..

Dates: 1837 - 1864

Belle Vue Handbill, c1848

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 2: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.234
Scope and Contents

Zoological gardens and museum of curiosities at Belle Vue, Hyde Road, Manchester. Folio from book advertising the zoo, Pleasure Boats, Elizabethan Maze and dancing Platform. On revere, advertising for Cole’s patent trusses and medicated Bands, 2pp.

Dates: c1848

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

Billy Bellhouse Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0038
Scope and Contents

Photographs, handbills, newspaper reports and financial records relating to Billy Bellhouse and his life as a wall of death rider as well as other performers.

Dates: 1914 - 1960; 2016

Biophulax Handbill, c1850-1859

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.11
Scope and Contents

Life and Property Protector at the Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly. See the operation of the biophulax. 'This sensitive and Mechanical Instrument announces the approach of fire'. A smoke detector. Printed by City Press, 1 Long Lane, Aldersgate Street, D.A. Doudney.

Dates: c1850-1859

Bonassus Handbill, 1821

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 3: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.308
Scope and Contents

Newly discovered animal The Bonassus, at 287 Stand, London. ‘From the Apalachian mountains of America, is nearly seventeen Months old and Five Feet ten Inches high.’ A bison. Printed by Hewitt, No. 1 Prince’s Street, Drury Lane.

Dates: 1821

Bowder Stone Handbill, 1 - 31 May 1868

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 2: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.263
Scope and Contents

Fragment of Rock at Bowder Stone House, Kendal, Cumbria. Mary Thompson exhibits a massive fragment of rock which resembles a ship lying on its keel.

Dates: 1 - 31 May 1868

Bukovac's The White Slave Handbill, 1 August 1885

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.39
Scope and Contents

Bukovac's The White Slave at Eagle Place, Piccadilly. Celebrated nude picture from Paris, The White Slave. “This is an indecent picture...” The Bat, June 23rd 1885. Printed by Forman and Sons, Nottingham.

Dates: 1 August 1885