Catalogue


Ephemera and printed books relating to the circus and freakshow, from the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield 1783-1940 1800-1925.
edition
[2015 release].
imprint
Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, c2015.
description
1 online resource
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imprint
Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, c2015.
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
general note
Originally published Sept. 2009; re-released in 2015 with additional material and amendments to URLs.
Resource viewed on 10 June 2015.
Title supplied by publisher.
abstract
Collection relating to circus life and freakshows, from the National Fairground Archive. Includes material from the John Bramwell Taylor Collection of posters and printed ephemera, and the Orton and Spooner Collection of fairground architecture photographs. Contains material about P.T. Barnum, Buffalo Bill (William Cody), General Tom Thumb, George Sanger and Philip Astley, and about the Forepaugh and Sells Brothers Circus, Sells-Floto Circus, Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus, and Orton and Spooner.
catalogue key
11855839
 
National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield

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