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Gymnasts

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 47 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, Week commencing Monday 28 August 1899

 Item
Reference code: 178R27.237
Scope and Contents

Birkenhead. Saker Harlow Trio! Continental Eccentrics, James Dubois, ‘Pongo’ the man monkey, gymnastic, entertainment, Letta and Minnie, Florence Chester Queen of African Coon and descriptive vocalist, Rose Conroy Serio-comic Vocalist and Burlesque Actress, Gus Harris vocal character comedian, Lily Lever ballad and descriptive vocalist, Ryan and Hal L-pantomimic act. Red, blue and yellow type on white background. Printed by S Griffith & Co, Printers, Liverpool.

Dates: Week commencing Monday 28 August 1899

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 2 April 1894

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.49
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Walter Bellonini New Novel and Wonderful Entertainment Sensation of the Season, Miss Louise Ford Ballad and Descriptive Vocalist, Mt James Carson American Comedian and Soft Shoe Dancer, The Schallers (Arthur and Pam) Humorous Act, Singing, Dancing and Gymnastics, Rose Durran Serio Comic Vocalist and Champion Lady Dancer, Mr Frank Pirrung Foot Equilibrist, Mr John Ovenden Comic and Descriptive Vocalist, The Korries in Their Extremely Funny, Refined and...
Dates: 2 April 1894

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, 11 May 1903

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.143
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. The White Mahatmas, The Violas Mental Telegraphy, Sam Kelly Character Comedian and Dancer, Boston Twins Speciality Comedians, Comic Conjurors, Pantomimists, Double Voiced Vocalists and Mimics, Lancashire Quartette! Vocalists and Expert Dancers, Bennett and Martell Knockabout Comedians and Dancers, Fred Sandy Baritone and Descriptive Vocalist, Lillian Sivado Gymnast, The Dunlops Trick Cycle Act, Lily Turner Burlesque Actress, Preston and Balmaine Song...
Dates: 11 May 1903

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 30 May 1904

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.150
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Verno and Voyce Vocal Burlesque, Jack Sheppard Burglary at the Grange, Bob Hamilton Scotch Comedian and Concertinist, Joe Cheevers and Ned Kennedy Irish-American Sketch Team, Madge Daly Comedienne and Vocalist, Abel and Welsh Comic Gymnastic Grotesques, Gus Hindell Character and Descriptive Vocalist, Hess and Lisbon Comic Skaters introducing the Jumbo Policeman, Johnny Worman Comedian and Dancer, Motoring a Clever Sketch Produced by Harry Tate’s...
Dates: 30 May 1904

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 2 August 1920

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.269
Scope and Contents

Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Margaret Cooper Piano, May Sherrard Comedienne, Frank Powell Burlesque Patter Comedian, McGregot and Hood Comedians and Dancers, George D’Albert Comedian, Nord and Dane Acrobatic Act, Mdle. Zampa Gymnast, Brown’s Royal Bioscope in a Series of Novel and Interesting Pictures, Oliver and Mack In Comedy Skit, 'Hanging a Gate'. Blue and red type.

Dates: 2 August 1920

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

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 18 June 1894

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.316
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Miss Jenny Valmore serio comic vocalist, Mr J.H. Nation The laughing Comic, Sisters Olive duettists and dancers, Messrs Drew and Alders eccentric comedians, vocalists and Acrobatic experts, Little Luna gymnast, Bale troupe in their sensational Japanese entertainment, Mr J. Chippendale Irish character comedian and dancer, Allan and Hart American Speciality Artistes, Duettists and Quick Change Artistes. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, Printers,...
Dates: 18 June 1894

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 18 November 1895

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.65
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Mr Arthur Lennard Singer, Lizzie Fletcher Serio Comic and Descriptive Vocalist, Bon-Bon and Artino Knockabout Gymnasts, Mr Will Evans (Late of Evans and Luxmore) Musical Eccentric Comedian and Acrobatic Dancer, Bessie Raine Descriptive Vocalist and Burlesque Actress, Mr W.R. Sykes Descriptive and Actor Vocalist, Little Emily Juvenile Comedian, The Brantfords in 'Prof. Muddlehead'. Monday Next, Millie Hylton. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, typeers,...
Dates: 18 November 1895

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 11 January 1897

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.75
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Miss Daisy Mayer American Comedian, Coon Impersonator and Sand Dancer, Mr T. B. Fayme Eccentric Character Comedian, Miss Ella Stuart in Her Magnificent act Gymnastique de Salon, Escamo Slight of Hand Performer and Humorist, The Three Sisters Maynard Singers and Dancers, Messrs Howard and Paul Musical entertainers and Eccentric Comedians, Mr Arthur Ismay Comedian, Vocalist and Mimic, Mr Frank Adams Comedian and Descriptive Vocalist, The Brothers Dare...
Dates: 11 January 1897

Astley's Royal Amphitheatre of Arts Poster, Moday 18 September 1843 and five following evenings

 Item
Reference code: 178R47.27
Scope and Contents Sir Edward Lytton Bulwer's Siege of Granada, Mr. Mosley equestrian act, Conquest of Granada or The Steed of the Silver Star and Last Struggle of the Moors, Invasion of Spain, Four Real White Mules of Cordova, The Chiarini Family, French rope dancers, Master John Powell and Le Petit Isabelle as The Russian Peasants, Old Weller The Prince of Whips, Bustling Mr. Pickwick, Aerial Puck, Mr. R. Smith introducing Pegasus, Apollo and his music footed steed of Olympus, Signor Felix Carlo as the...
Dates: Moday 18 September 1843 and five following evenings

Astley's Royal Amphitheatre Programme, Monday 28 June 1852 and during the week

 Item
Reference code: 178K43.2
Scope and Contents Mr. Alfred Cooke, Mr. Lawrence, Mr. Craddock, Mr. Widdicomb, Mr. Tibbs, Signor Chiarini, Mr. Baswell, Mr. T. Barry, Mrs. Aldred Cooke, Miss Lydia Pearce, Mrs. Moreton Brookes, Mr. C. Leclercq Junior, Mr. S. Smith, Mr. Hustleby, Mr. Johnson, Mr. F. Hustleby, Miss Fenton and Miss T. Avery in St. George and the Dragon or the Seven Champions of Christendom, Batty's Scenes in the Arena including, Cavalcade, Tom Thumb on two horses, Madlle. Louise Massotta in Leap of Streamers, Signor Chiarini...
Dates: Monday 28 June 1852 and during the week

Batty's Great London Circus Programme, c1800 - 1899

 Item
Reference code: 178K43.13
Scope and Contents Miss Lena Foottit and Master Foottit clown, Bros. Stelling clowns, Mr. Jas. Furr comic equestrian act, The Bros. Alexander and Mr. G. Craig gymnasts, Funny Julian in The Deserter comedy act, Master George Batty equestrian act, Signor Lorenzo the man of mystery, Mrs. Stelling equestrian act, Little Julian trained dogs act, Mr. Thomas Batty equestrian act, Mr. C. Clarke high wire act, Mdlle. Catherine equestrian act, Funny Little Julian comedy act, Mr. Jas. Frederick Cooke equestrian act, Mr....
Dates: c1800 - 1899

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

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

Continental Circus Berlin Programme, 1992

 Item
Reference code: 178K43.29
Scope and Contents UK, Prestwich. Chris Barltrop ringmaster, Gela Louise antipodiste, Rüngeland's Equine Carousel presented by June Witney, Robert Foxall, Olympian gymnast on Roman Rings, The Konyots clowning act, The 3 Julians balancing act, Rani the elephant presented by Eddie Singer, The Menzah Brothers acrobatic act, The Duo Galos gymnastic act, Lee Ann's Poodle Parade, Rob Alton, BMX, The Colorados wild west act, The Rodionovs, The Witney Family bareback riders. Illustration of a falling acrobat reaching...
Dates: 1992

Continental Circus Berlin Programme, 1991

 Item
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

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

Programmes for the Continental Circus Berlin shows in Great Britain.

Dates: 1991 - 1992

Early Circus Programmes, c1800 - 1999

 Sub-Series
Reference code: 178K43.1-28
Scope and Contents

Early British circus and variety programmes including Astley's, Batty's and Lord George Sanger's circus.

Dates: c1800 - 1999