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Poster

Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Bradford (made)

  • Date:

    1932 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    W.E. Berry Ltd (printers (people))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ink on card

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Norfolk Rural Life Museum

  • Museum number:

    S.783-1984

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pictorial and typographic. The image on the poster shows a group of elephants with their trainer.

Place of Origin

Bradford (made)

Date

1932 (made)

Artist/maker

W.E. Berry Ltd (printers (people))

Materials and Techniques

Ink on card

Dimensions

Height: 40.6 cm poster, Width: 30.4 cm poster

Object history note

This poster was part of a collection of circus and theatre posters and ephemera collected by John Bates and given to the Norfolk Rural Life Museum by his widow. As the collection fell outside its collecting remit, the Rural Life Museum passed it to the V&A Theatre Museum (now the V&A Theatre and Performance).

Descriptive line

Hanging card advertising Bertram Mills' Circus and Menagerie, featuring Power's Wonder Elephants, Slough 1932

Production Note

Nesfield Street, Bradford

Materials

Ink; Card

Techniques

Print-making

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Circus; Posters; Advertising

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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