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  • Date:

    1925-1926 (made)

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Physical description

Pictorial and typographic. The image is of a roaring lion's head


1925-1926 (made)




Height: 101.6 cm poster, Width: 63.3 cm poster

Object history note

Mills mounted a very effective poster campaign featuring Captain Alfred's 70 lions for this Olympia season. He had this poster issued in conjunction with the Metropolitan Railway, it features their name and logo. For other posters featuring the lions in this season see S.109-1994, S.110-1994, S.112-1994 and S.117-1994. Associated Production: Bertram Mills' Circus. Company: Captain Alfred's Lions. 21.12.1925-23.1.1926. Performance category: circus.

Descriptive line

Poster advertising the Metropolitan Railway and Bertram Mills' Circus, featuring the way to get to Olympia and advertising Captain Alfred's 70 lions at Bertram Mills' Circus, Olympia, 1925-1926


Entertainment & Leisure; Prints


Theatre and Performance Collection

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