[Belle Vue Gardens archive] [electronic resource], ca. 1860-1950 1880-1910.

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. Music hall, theatre and popular entertainment. [More in this series]
Compiled/​Created
ca. 1860-1950 1880-1910.
Summary note
Electronic reproduction of printed ephemera relating to Belle Vue Zoological Gardens in Manchester during the 19th and 20th centuries. Belle Vue was Manchester's principal centre of entertainment and the country's most important provincial zoo. Founded on the eastern side of the city in 1836 by John Jennison (1793-1869), Belle Vue was also famous for hosting numerous other activities and events, including firework displays, brass band contests, ballroom dancing and political meetings. Other attractions included an amusement park, circus and speedway.
Notes
  • Title supplied by publisher; resource viewed on 10 June 2015.
  • Originally published Oct. 2010; re-released May 2015 with additional material and amended URLs.
Location of originals
Chetham's Library, Manchester
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