[Ephemera and printed books relating to the circus and freakshow, from the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield] [electronic resource], 1783-1940 1800-1925.

Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
[2015 release].
Published/​Created
Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, c2015.

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Subject(s)
Series
Victorian popular culture. Circuses, sideshows and freaks. [More in this series]
Compiled/​Created
1783-1940 1800-1925.
Summary note
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.
Notes
  • Title supplied by publisher.
  • Resource viewed on 10 June 2015.
  • Originally published Sept. 2009; re-released in 2015 with additional material and amendments to URLs.
Location of originals
National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
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